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Wearing Stripes Could Get You Killed in Medieval Europe

‘History Of’ explores the peculiar backstory of the ubiquitous clothing pattern.

This Shoe Store Is Literally a Work of Art

‘Just Browsing’ takes a mind-bending tour of one of New York’s most interesting shops.

Sports Bras Were Originally Just Two Jockstraps Sewn Together

And other somewhat disheartening pieces of sports bra history in ‘History Of.’

This Millennial Pink Store Is an Instagram Dream

‘Just Browsing’ takes a tour of Mansur Gavriel’s downtown New York shop.

What Does It Really Mean To Be Addicted To Shopping? 

‘Your Brain on Shopping’ explores the real meaning of the word ‘shopaholic.’

The History of Nail Polish Stretches Back 5,000 Years

‘History Of’ traces the origin of the manicure.

How the Little Black Dress Became Sexy

‘History Of’ traces the journey of the LBD, from Scarlett O’Hara to Princess Di.

How Hormones Influence Your Shopping Behavior

‘Your Brain on Shopping’ investigates.

A$AP Eva Is the Woman Behind Your Favorite Rapper’s Jewels

‘Just Browsing’ explores the treasure trove of luxury bling at this unassuming NYC store.

Flower Crowns Were Originally Too Sexy for Christianity

The history of the flower crown goes way beyond Coachella.