Ep 15 - How Santa Sleighed - The History of the Santa suit
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
It's the holiday season and Liv and Ellie are proud to present you with this year's Holiday-themed episodes! First up we look at a figurehead of Christmas, Santa Clause! Join us as they discuss the origins of Santa and how "Santa" is not a pseudonym for Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, or the Ghost of Christmas Present.  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail.com Credits: Hosted by Liv Hutley ..read more
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Ep 14 - The Underground Tartan Ring
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
This week Liv and Ellie are headed to the Scottish Highlands to talk about the history of Tartan!  Join us and they talk about its long history in textiles as well as why one of the kings of England banned the pattern during his reign, as well as discussing the current trends of the pattern and why it is such a Scottish icon.  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail.com Credits: Hosted ..read more
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Ep 13 - Magic Threads - The clothes of fairy-tales
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
This week Liv and Ellie are talking about Fairy-tales and how clothes contribute to the plot and outcomes of the story we all know so well. Together they discuss the differences between folk-tales, fairy-tales and why we have to thank a certain film studio for our modern perception of a happily ever after.  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail.com Credits: Hosted by Liv Hutley and Ellie ..read more
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Ep 12 - Toga Talk
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
This week Liv and Ellie are talking about all things Togas, where they actually came from, and how the regency period took inspiration from them. Together they help to clear up the history of the toga and explain why a period-accurate toga party wouldn't be much fun.  Please excuse any mispronunciations of works, there are some big ones! if you can help us, send us an email or message us at any of our socials below! For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas ..read more
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EP 11 - Dressing up for ‘I Do’
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
This week Liv and Ellie are talking about the Wedding dress and the perceived tradition behind it!  Coving the origins or wedding garments in ancient Chinese folklore to the trendsetter Queen Victoria, dive in with us to find out how women have been saying yes to their dream wedding dresses throughout time. For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail.com Credits Hosted by Liv Hutley and Ellie G ..read more
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Ep 10 - How many times can you say Bysshe in one episode? That's the title
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
It is our fourth and final episode in our 2021 Halloween series! This week we finish with Mary Shelley and the History of Frankenstein.  Find out where the myth of the monster came from and how it inspired an entire genre of media and even high fashion!  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail.com Credits Hosted by Liv Hutley and Ellie Gunton Recorded and Edited by Fiona Lloyd Harding ..read more
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Ep 8 - From Stoker to Sparkles - the Evolution of Vampires
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
In part 2 of our extra special Spooky October episodes, Liv and Ellie talk all things, Vampires! Talking all about the origins, evolutions, and the intricacies of immortal fashion seen in various vampire adaptations, Liv and Ellie discuss how the scary blood-sucking undead became the Edward 'This is the skin of a killer' Cullen that we know today.  Disclaimer - At the beginning of the Episode Ellie states that the weekend in which Frankenstein and Vampire were written was in 1833. This is wrong, the correct year is 1816.  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus ..read more
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Ep 7 - The Stitches of Witches
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
Its Spooky month so Liv and Ellie are celebrating with a four part Halloween series! Join in the fun as we cover the background to some of the most beloved Halloween costumes; this week, join our coven as we talk all things Witches! Liv and Ellie talk all things hats, cloaks and why the way someone dressed could be why they were accused of witchery.  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail ..read more
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Ep 6 - Hi-Five would serve at the Met Gala
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
This week Liv and Ellie re-cap the Met Gala! Joining them as they talk all things good and bad about the looks, the celebrities, and the theme. Liv and Ellie dive into the origins of the Met and why the Gala has such significance on fashion trends today.  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail.com Credits Hosted by Liv Hutley and Ellie Gunton Recorded and Edited by Fiona Lloyd Harding Them ..read more
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Ep 5 - The 400 Year Old Outfit
The Clothes That Made Us
by If Clothes Could Talk
10M ago
This week Liv and Ellie are talking all about the suit! How old the concept of a suit is and why it really has not changed all that much in the last 400 years. Find out how its French origins have been adapted over time and how the suit is changing in modern times.  For more please follow us on Instagram @ifclothescouldtalkaus Subscribe to our Youtube Channel 'If Clothes Could Talk' If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or ideas for future episodes please email us at ifclothescouldtalkaus@gmail.com Credits Hosted by Liv Hutley and Ellie Gunton Recorded and Edited by Fiona Lloyd H ..read more
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