With the rise of corsets in everyday fashion, people are pulling something from the depths of history and recreating it to fit our modern sensibilities. Corsets have a long history so now that a modern form of them is becoming popular, you might wonder about the evolution of this particular piece of clothing.
Fashion historians and enthusiasts are now talking about that specific topic all over the internet. About aside from corset discourse, there’s a lot more to discover about historical fashion in general.
If you want to dive into topics like the history of corsets and western fashion, we now live in an age where we don’t need to scour libraries just to read up on the topic. Now, we can turn to YouTube:
Bernadette Banner is your friendly neighborhood gateway to dress history. She dresses like an Edwardian lady, but she covers much more in fashion history than that particular era. She explores, interprets, and sometimes reconstructs historical dresses from different eras.
Karolina Żebrowska, also known as Meme Mom to her followers, not only dresses up in historical fashion but also talks about them in an easy to understand way. If you have misconceptions about fashion in the past, then Karolina will correct those misconceptions.
Mina Lee talks about fashion in general so this umbrella topic includes fashion from the past. A lover of vintage clothes herself, she studies aspects of fashion history to apply them to what’s in now — be it fashion trends or popular media — to help you understand more about them.
Abby Cox is a dress historian and dressmaker who has authored books on 18th-century dressmaking and beauty. Despite studying 18th-century fashion in-depth, Abby is also knowledgeable in other centuries of historical fashion. You can see her handle hundreds of years old of clothing and talk about interesting bits of historical western fashion in her channel.