I’ve always wondered what a shirt waist was
I’ve been following the Library of Congress blog for quite a number of years. I usually speed right past it without really reading for two reasons. 1. Their posts are a bit long for my liking and 2. The topics and writing style are a bit stiff. It’s
Imagine my delight with today’s post about a little known event in fashion history. I was riveted, even followed all the links.
Gets me thinking about what makes a good, engaging blog post. I have talked before about blogging as a very specific form of creative writing. I think that the hook is the the detail. The broad view is a yawn for me; I can’t relate. But imagining a huge trend in woman’s fashion leading to a bustling factory and then a tragic fire. That’s fodder for my imagination for a whole day.