Posted by Hannah Rose

Fashion changes over time so it is easy to revisit markedly different trends throughout history and revive them. This gives life to new trends, new clothing and new art.

Turning Artifacts Into Art

Historic New York is a luxury fashion brand that collects inspiration from time periods, including the Prehistoric Era, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance Era, the Victorian Era and the Edwardian era, just to name a few. These are all windows into a time that we haven't lived or experienced. The stories are handed down to us through artifacts. Historic New York pays particular interest to things like paintings, architecture, antiques, sculpture and philosophy. These works are reproduced on clothing and so continues the transmission of history. Only the medium has changed.

The Only Clue to What Man Can Do Is What Man Has Done

(R.G. Collingwood)

The inclusion of past narratives is essential to modern story telling especially in the realm of fashion and design. Historic New York is a brand that looks to the past to create for the present and preserve in the future. The company’s fresh perspective on the past is told through collections, such as "The Historian," "Historic Book" and "Glory Windows”. Each piece is a frame tale comprised of innovative prints, rich fabrics and bold detailing.

The Past Never Looked So Good  

It is important to reflect on works of art that seem worlds over because their story is always relevant. So go ahead, stop and stare at a beautiful panting, look down and notice the detail in a ceramic tile, put together the pieces of stained glass windows, and close your eyes and really listen to the music. This way of processing things is what Historic New York is all about! It is the level of detail they put into every one of their designs not only to educate customers, but to inspire them.