Author Archives: americanagefashionco

Home Sewing and Fast Fashion–Thinking about Waste

On the face of it, home sewing is the opposite of fast fashion.  It can take mere minutes to make a jacket in a factory; a homemade jacket takes hours if not days.  In the eighties, McCalls advertised an “eight … Continue reading

Posted in 2010s, General | Tagged | 7 Comments

Pant Suits and the Older Woman, 1983

It is often said that older women are more conservative dressers than their younger counterparts.  Many don’t feel the pressure to stay up on trends, and some simply might not have the money to do so.  However, once we find … Continue reading

Posted in 1980s | Tagged , , | Leave a comment