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Articles of Interest
Articles of Interest
Avery Trufelman

Articles of Interest is a show about what we wear. Produced and Hosted by Avery Trufelman

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Episodes

Stylists (With Decoder Ring)

In honor of the Met Gala, a special feature. This is an episode I produced with one of my favorite... more

06 May 2024 · 36 minutes
Modesty

Why would God care what we wear? A tour through Islam, Mormonism, and Judaism, and all of their varying and... more

24 Apr 2024 · 48 minutes
Nudity

Sometimes it’s liberating to be naked. Sometimes it’s really really not. Notes, links, and images at articlesofinterest.substack.com

20 Mar 2024 · 49 minutes
Chromophobia

Color. Why we need it. Why we fear it. And where its future might lie. Images and links at articlesofinterest.substack.com Radiotopia’s... more

08 Nov 2023 · 47 minutes
A Few Shoes [LIVE]

On stage in Toronto, with the help of shoe designer Aurora James and shoe historian Elizabeth Semmelhack, we go over... more

25 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Wearing Hair

You and I both know this. The supply chain is super messed up. The way humans make clothing is deeply... more

11 Oct 2023 · 36 minutes
More Pockets

This is a special re visit of one of my favorite stories: Pockets. Followed up by a special live interview... more

27 Sep 2023 · 36 minutes
Plus Sizes

Plus-sized fashion seems to live in a separate trend cycle. There are different patterns, different cuts. And most notably, women’s... more

13 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
The Corduroy Appreciation Club

A secret society. A secret tradition. And a cloth that somehow lends itself to ritual. articlesofinterest.substack.com (I can’t believe that, fatefully, this... more

30 Aug 2023 · 52 minutes
Paisley

Himanshu kept seeing paisley everywhere: from his home temple to his couch cushions to his mom’s pants. Some of these... more

16 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
Paper and Rubber

This is about two examples of cloth-alternatives. One that went extinct. And one that’s very much alive. This story deals with... more

02 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
Fashion Without Capitalism

In the 1980s, Budapest was not quite socialist and not quite capitalist, and there was one fashion designer who thrived... more

05 Jul 2023 · 40 minutes
The Black Fashion Museum

The tricky thing about fashion is that, in order to preserve its history, you need to preserve physical garments. And,... more

21 Jun 2023 · 31 minutes
Prison Uniforms (with Ear Hustle)

Prison uniforms are not, in fact, uniform. There are so many types of clothes that are worn across different facilities…... more

07 Jun 2023 · 49 minutes
How To Dress

Think of this mini episode as a tiny makeover in your ears. Amy Smilovic, the founder of Tibi, has some of... more

24 May 2023 · 17 minutes
Our Mannequins, Ourselves

Behind the scenes at the Costume Institute, we see how long it really takes to dress a mannequin. And learn... more

10 May 2023 · 33 minutes
Inside The Factory

On the ten year anniversary of a horrible manufacturing disaster- a look at what has changed, what hasn’t, and the... more

26 Apr 2023 · 42 minutes
On Pointe

The pointe shoe is a design that balances at the very tip of both tradition and innovation. What can make... more

12 Apr 2023 · 39 minutes
The Clueless Closet

Ever since 1995, a generation has been dreaming of Cher’s digital closet from the movie Clueless. So why don’t we... more

29 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
American Ivy: Chapter 7

I have a confession to make. To see images, notes and full transcripts, go to articlesofinterest.substack.com Articles of Interest is made by... more

07 Dec 2022 · 39 minutes
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Ever since 1995, a generation has been dreaming of Cher’s digital closet from the movie Clueless. So why don’t we have it... more