For generations, Chicago-area shoppers flocked to Marshall Field's for its service, selection and style. Hear Timothy Long, Curator of Costumes at the Chicago History Museum, discuss this iconic institution and its influence on clothing and consumer culture nationwide.
This is the second of three programs at the Chicago History Museum that explore the city's history of high fashion and feature some of the city's fashion icons, designers and historians. These talks are part of the exhibition "Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum."
Recorded Tuesday, March 03, 2009 at Chicago History Museum.