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Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell

Dr. Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell is a fashion historian, curator, and journalist. She is the author of Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette (Yale University Press, 2015) and the forthcoming Worn On This Day: The Clothes That Made History (Running Press, 2019). Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @HottyCouture and @WornOnThisDay.

Empress Joséphine holding a Jacquemus Mini Le Chiquito handbag

A Mini History of the Tiny Purse

The purse has always been political, a reflection of changing economic realities and gender roles.