Historical Crimes of Fashion
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1080 , Segment 2
Episode: The Hairy Details of Beard History
- Jul 8, 2021 7:00 pm
- 3:56 mins
Richard Thompson Ford explores legal dress codes that were historically meant to keep the lower classes in their place. And even in academia, the rejection of a dress code can become a type of dress code in itself. Guest: Richard Thompson Ford, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and author of "Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History"