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Articles of Interest

Avery Trufelman and 99% Invisible

Articles of Interest is a show about what we wear. It's a six-part series from 99% Invisible, looking at clothing. Produced and Hosted by Avery Trufelman

02:36 | Mar 18th

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30:48 | Dec 6th, 2018

There is this myth that it’s frivolous or unproductive to care about how you look. Clothing and fashion get trivialized a lot. But think about who get associated with clothing and fashion: young people, women, queers and people of color — groups of p...Show More
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26:10 | Dec 6th, 2018

For the most part, we tend to keep our clothes relatively clean and avoid spills and rips and tears. But denim is so hard-wearing and hard-working that it just kind of amasses more and more signs of wear. So you can learn a lot from observing an old ...Show More

23:18 | Dec 6th, 2018

There are a few ways to tell if you’re looking at an authentic, high-quality aloha shirt. If the pockets match the pattern, that’s a good sign, but it’s not everything. Much of understanding an aloha shirt is about paying attention to what is on the ...Show More

21:13 | Dec 6th, 2018

Womenswear is littered with fake pockets that don’t open, or shallow pockets that can hardly hold more than a paperclip. If women’s clothes have pockets at all, they are often smaller and just fit less than men’s pockets do. And when we talk about po...Show More
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