What We Wore
Daily Activities at What We Wore
Explore a changing exhibit of garments and their stories in What We Wore, a collections platform showcasing the rich collection of clothing and accessories at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®.Featured Collection through Spring and Summer 2019:
A Special Day. A Special Dress. The formal white wedding dress—and the more elaborate celebration to accompany it—is a relatively new concept. Find out how wedding fashion has developed in the past 150 years and why the “traditional” white wedding dress wasn’t always traditional.Featured Collection August 2019 through January 2020:
Kids! Special occasion clothing and favorite playthings are often treasured and saved but what about everyday school clothes, play clothes and toys? Explore the textures and fabrics of day-to-day life and the building blocks of play in this unique grouping of children’s items from the 20th century, then consider what childhood looks like today.