Dressed for Battle: A Presentation by Vintage Fashion and Fabric Expert Janice Everett
Proteus Gowanus (543 Union St., Brooklyn)
What has the charge of the light brigade got to do with cardigans? How did French soldiers’ underwear become a multi-billion dollar industry? Why did an article of World War I airmen’s military uniform end up on fashion runways? And what is the connection between Napolean, rubber boots and Billy Connolly? Find out more about the relationship between battle and fashion at this fascinating presentation.