Anthropology Magazine
My Search for the Origins of Clothing

An archaeologist uses climate data and tailoring tools to trace the invention and evolution of apparel in the world’s colder…

Sewing Needles Reveal the Roots of Fashion

Humans have crafted garments for more than 40,000 years—and prehistoric tools suggest that warmth wasn’t their only concern.

The Pussyhat’s Identity Crisis

Critics maintain that the now iconic pink caps are too stereotyped and exclusionary. Can an inclusive symbol of women’s rights be found?

Forget Not the Mighty Zipper

Velcro might appear to be victorious, but a 100-year-old invention arguably still reigns.