Performance Fashion Face-Off: Archivists’ Coats

Burns vs. Paterson: Who wore their coat best?

As Iris Taylor, the Archivist’s Assistant, Kay Burns wore a stylish fitted lab coat with matching reading glasses and white cotton gloves.

For his performative lecture on October 24 at John Snow House, Andy Paterson sported a boxy style with a patch that read “Parkview Respiratory Care”, along with a blue checked dress shirt and dapper bow tie.