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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Barney Frank, #1Week1Outfit Experiment, The Nursing Life

Friday, May 01, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Barney Frank (First) | Join Our #1Week1Outfit Experiment (Starts at 26:34) | The Nursing Life (Starts at 36:39)
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Join Our #1Week1Outfit Experiment!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Sign up to join us in a week-long experiment to wear the same thing to work every day for a week, as inspired by an NYC art director who's been wearing the same outfit for three years.
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Storycorps

StoryCorps 423: Sissy

Thursday, April 23, 2015

There's an electrical power plant technology instructor at Wyoming's Casper College who stands out on campus. His name is Sissy Goodwin and he dresses in women's clothing. His wife, Vickie, didn't know he wore women's clothing when they met, but she's stood by him for the past four decades.

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Covet Diary

Thursday, April 09, 2015

She had to have that dress!

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You Don’t Know What I Deal With

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Hair has power.

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I’m Always on the Floor and Working

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The perfect age for women.

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The Hat of My Mother

Thursday, April 09, 2015

A hat is kidnapped!

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More Women in Clothes

Thursday, April 09, 2015

More readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, and a hat is kidnapped.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Fashion, Fast and Slow

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Whether or not you're a person who cares about fashion, how and where our clothes are made has environment, social, and economic consequences. The global garment industry is a trillion dollar business, that employs millions of people. Elizabeth Cline is an advocate for so-called "slow fashion."

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Jacki Lyden on Why Fashion Matters

Sunday, March 08, 2015

"If you ask NPR audiences, 'Do you care about fashion..?' Ninety-five percent of them said 'No.' But if you ask them, 'Do you care about culture?' Ninety-five say 'Yes.'" Jacki Lyden is perhaps best known for her reporting from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But in a new project, she's turned her attention to fashion. Here's why.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

A Philosophy of Fashion

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Philosopher Lars Svendsen talks about how fashion--the search for the new, for the sake of novelty--was born during the early renaissance, with the rise of Modern individuality. He says fashion shapes not just the clothes we wear, but almost every part of our lives.

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Mothers

Thursday, March 05, 2015

What was Mom like before you came along?

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On Dressing

Thursday, March 05, 2015

What's in your closet?

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Geography and Time

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A little gender-bending.

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Clothes on the Ground: A Conversation with Leap

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A Cambodian garment work takes pride her work.

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Regarding Others

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Women looking at women; men looking at women; looking fabulous.

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Women in Clothes

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, a global conversation.

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Nothing

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Why you need it all.

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Surveys

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Clothes matter.

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The Takeaway

It Started as Two Handkerchiefs and Some Ribbon

Monday, November 03, 2014

A hundred years ago today, a young socialite named Mary Phelps Jacob received the first patent for the modern bra, creating a radical shift in the way women dress.

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