Watch Live: The Washington Ideas Forum 2014

Deirdre Clemente & Aisling O'Connor

Deirdre Clemente is a professor of history at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where she studies clothing as cultural history. She served as a historical consultant for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby and is on the board of advisers to the Liberace Foundation. Her book, Dress Casual: How College Kids Defined American Style is forthcoming. Aisling O’Connor is a radio playwright and fashion and pop-culture contributor to the Irish Independentbohomoth.com and harpersbazaar.co.uk.

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