How the fashion industry has changed over the years

The 1890s was a time of intense fashion, with designers creating everything from dresses to hats and shoes, from fur coats to button-down shirts.Fashion was very much a product of the era, as evidenced by the number of designer labels in circulation.The era’s main brands were Woolworths, Levi Strauss, Levi’s, and Levi’s Sporting Goods.In the …

Why the world will be watching the Olympics: An essay by Yolanda Sotomayor

Why the Olympics is coming: An Olympic-sized dollop of nostalgia, the world is going to be watching as the world’s most popular sport is finally back.But as the athletes gather, it is also a time for reflection.The games have been marred by scandals, with some teams losing to doping charges, and there has been an …