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About Summer:

Summer Anne Lee is a Brooklyn-based fashion historian and social media creator. 

 

She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Communication and Media and has an MA in Fashion and Textile Studies from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Summer currently teaches courses in fashion history at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Wagner College. She has been quoted in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Insider, InStyle, and Refinery29.

Summer is currently researching the history of American presidential fashion and is documenting this project at @presidentialfashionhistory on Instagram.

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Events

Events

'The History of Red Lingerie: A Symbol of Lust' Webinar with the New York Adventure Club

NEXT LIVE EVENT: TBA

'The Ruff Collar: Fashion History's Flashiest Neckwear' Webinar with the New York Adventure Club

NEXT LIVE EVENT: TBA

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'La Moda: The Men Who Made Spanish Fashion' Webinar with the New York Adventure Club

NEXT LIVE EVENT: TBA

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Academia

Academic Conference Presentations

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Costume Society of America

Annual Meeting and Symposium

(May 2021)

Costume Society of America 50th

Annual Meeting and Symposium

(May 2024)

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The Association of Dress Historians

"Fashioning the Body for Sport and Leisure” Conference (October 2022)

 

“Add-Dressing Margins”: Historically Underrepresented Fashion and Style International Conference

(October 2023)

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The Costume Society UK

Fashioning A Decade – 1980s’ 2023 Conference

(November 2023)

Writing

Select Published Writing

Bloomers On Bow Street: Dress Reformers Arrested in Victorian LondonBow Street Police Museum Blog

Criminals in Crinolines: Fashion in London, 1800-1860sBow Street Police Museum Blog

Eighteenth-Century Fashion Police in Covent Garden, Bow Street Police Museum Blog

"Corset History IV: The Modern Corset," Dark Garden Corsetry Blog

"Corset History III: The 19th Century," Dark Garden Corsetry Blog

"Corset History II: Stays", Dark Garden Corsetry Blog

"Corset History I: The First Corsets", Dark Garden Corsetry Blog

"Norell: Flappers Back in Fashion," FIT Fashion History Timeline

"Vintage Glamour at the Met Gala," The Vintage Woman Magazine

"Good Mourning: Exploring Victorian Memorial Jewelry," The Vintage Woman Magazine

"Fall of the Empire: Romanticism Through Dresses," Enchanted Living Magazine

"Tell Me About It: Studs," The Vintage Woman Magazine

Garment Analysis of 1986 Dress by Patrick KellyFIT Fashion History Timeline

Garment Analysis of 1973 Dress by Stephen BurrowsFIT Fashion History Timeline

"An 18th Century Girl’s Dress," Girl Museum Blog

Garment Analysis of 1953 Wedding Dress by Ann Lowe for Jacqueline Kennedy, FIT Fashion History Timeline

"Where Cottagecore Meets Vintage," The Vintage Woman Magazine

"The History of Fashion for Getting Physical," The Vintage Woman Magazine

"Roaring & Swinging: Shared Fashionable Ideals Of Flappers And Mods," FIT Fashion History Timeline

"Vintage Loungewear Retrospective," The Vintage Woman Magazine

Garment analysis of 1840 Queen Victoria's Wedding Dress, FIT Fashion History Timeline

Garment analysis of 1898-1901 Green Silk Embroidered Tea GownFIT Fashion History Timeline

Artwork analysis of The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, FIT Fashion History Timeline

Media

Media

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