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What's With D.C.'s Fashion Sense?

Listeners have been wondering: Why don't Washingtonians take more fashion risks? We've been asking experts for their opinion on the matter - and want to hear yours.

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Farewell to Downton Abbey

The final episode of Downton Abbey airs on Masterpiece on PBS Sunday, March 6. We'll discuss the appeal of the international hit and look at the history that inspired this upstairs-downstairs British drama.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 13, 2015

Local music hits a major D.C. venue. A documentary explores an international hobby.

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Baltimore Historians Shake Off The Dust On Forgotten Fashion Relics

Researchers with the Maryland Historical Society are combing through a collection of more than 10,000 costumes that have languished in a storage space, finding some fashion gems with a story to tell.

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America's First Ladies

They walk a tricky line: closest adviser to the President of the United States and hostess in chief. A new book examines the evolution of the role of first lady of the United States.

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Robin Givhan On Conscious Consumerism

Almost a year after a factory collapse in Bangladesh made some consumers more concerned about where their clothing comes from, we consider the ideas and realities that fuel consumer clothing choices.

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Robin Givhan On Social Responsibility In Fashion

Serious social issues, ranging from racism to safe and ethical manufacturing practices, have taken center stage recently in the world of fashion. Kojo talks with award-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan about the impact fashion has on lives on and beyond the runway.

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Seersucker: Sartorial Splendor In The Summer Heat

Some say this go-to summer attire evokes nostalgia for a more genteel era in D.C.

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The Quantified Self Movement

Tech Tuesday explores the "quantified self," a movement to harness personal data to increase healthy living.

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DIY Seamstress Embarks On Year-Long 'Clothes Diet'

Lauren Talley learns what it takes to give up clothes shopping — cold turkey.

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