Symposium Session – Fatal Fashions

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Fatal Fashions

Presented by Xan & Teatime Tabi, and MechaniKit Torque

A journey into the past and around the world checking out some disastrous and deadly ways of dressing, including muslin disease, arsenic dyes, toppling wigs, and, of course, the one thing all steampunks fear – the dangers of corsetry!

 A discussion of how fashion trends of the past could be fatal using pictures and examples.


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All three speakers are members of the Airship Archon from Columbus OH with an interest in dangerous fashion trends of the past.

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