Social Studies

The Historical Costume Society: Explore the Past Through Fashion

Post beautiful gowns and textiles from the past, and test your investigator know-how to see if you can identify the time and place of different historical fashions!
476 total reviews for this teacher
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year olds


active learners

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The Historical Costume Society: Explore the Past Through Fashion

The Historical Costume Society: Explore the Past Through Fashion is a community of learners that come together on Outschool to share what they’re learning, ask questions, participate in challenges, and get feedback on their projects
I am obsessed with this dress from 1969! I love the shapes and colors from this decade.
You're so talented!


Group Experience

I have been obsessed with historical fashion since I got my first American Girl doll in 1999. I have worked in historical costuming and I have several fashion history classes. 
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We may discuss or post pictures of historic undergarments like corsets or petticoats. 

Group Leader

Melissa Quijano
Lives in the United States
Social studies with a twist
476 total reviews
328 completed classes

About Me

Hi! My name is Melissa Quijano (she/her) and I teach classes focused on history and fashion. I believe that you can learn about history from a variety of lenses and vantage points, and fashion is one of them. Fashion is so interesting- besides... 
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