Thirty years ago, Seventh Avenue lost its first designer to the disease during a time when people were afraid to even say its name.
Gender-neutral clothing is back in vogue, but the craze in many ways has mirrored broader social changes throughout the 20th century.
Disney's 1950 animated classic signaled a return to high-end fashion after the austere wartime years—a spirit abandoned by the 2015 live-action remake.
In the late 1700s, trend-setters helped normalize the distrusted process of inoculation. Today, a similar movement could encourage parents to vaccinate their kids.
The detective's iconic tweeds, robes, and deerstalker hat came from the imaginations of illustrators and filmmakers far more than from Arthur Conan Doyle himself.
The demure look returning to runways this year once sparked a cultural uprising as it edged out the mini and angered feminists.