Tue, May 09|
Dress Codes, How the Laws of Fashion Made History
Discover how we dress and why it still matters with Stanford Law Professor Richard Thompson Ford presenting an informative and entertaining history of the laws of fashion from the Middle Ages to the present day with a focus on French clothing trends.
Time & Location
May 09, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT
About the event
Walk down history’s red carpet runway to uncover the rules of behavior, etiquette, and customs of clothing. Learn how French dress codes reflected the social order of a given time period as well as the pursuit of individual expression. Discover how we dress and why it still matters.
Free to Alliance Francaise Members. Click here for more information and to register.
Join Author Richard Ford, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. and Vanessa Friedman who was named the fashion director and chief fashion critic for The New York Times in March 2014. In this role she covers global fashion for both The New York Times and International New York Times.