HOME / Clothes Sense : Fashion and its victims. Glass Wear We can see the future through the clothes of the past. By Anne Hollander|Posted Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at 3:30 AM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Clothes Sense articles. Follow the business_and_tech section. Follow stories by Anne Hollander. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL “Stink Onions,” “Heart’s Farm,” “Place to Find Gold”: Literal Names of U.S. Places, Mapped Why Don’t Cops Believe Rape Victims? Brain Science Explains. Wu-Tang’s GZA Teaches Kids Science With Least-Lame Classroom Rap Ever Anne Hollander is Slate's fashion columnist. Click here to load comments.