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In the latest episode of Artifact Chat, a monthly podcast of curated intersections between America’s past and present, museum prose editor, Lindsey Griffin, sat down with Kristine Engel, curator of Meringue, a vintage formal wear boutique in Chicago’s Roscoe Village, to chat about the dresses in Kristine’s collection, the history of wedding fashion, and why re-imagined vintage is an aesthetic that appeals to modern brides.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Engel