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Dressed To Impress

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In the first half of the 20th Century, a group of women known as the Dress Doctors schooled American woman on everything from how to make the most of a yard of fabric to how to create clothes that easily transition from home to work. We’ll find out this hour what fashion-conscious women of today can learn from their predecessors with Notre Dame associate history professor Linda Przybyszewski. She’s the author of The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish (Basic Books).

  • MorganHamilton

    I never took Home Ec or Shop because I didn’t have room in my schedule BUT at home I learned pretty much everything I needed to know. Today’s parents don’t have a lot of those skills to be able to teach their kids and that just screams the need to bring back Home Ec & Shop classes.