Media and Events


Interviewed for Nancy McDonnell, "Will We Buy Mostly Vintage Clothing in the Future?" Wall Street Journal, Jan 30, 2020.

Invited lecture, Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, NC. "Battle-Born Fashion," Sept 19, 2019 

Interviewed for Olivia B. Waxman, "People Have Been Reusing Clothes Forever, But Thrift Stores Are Relatively New. Here's Why,", August 18, 2018.

Episode 48: “Jennifer Le Zotte on the Sale and Consumption of Secondhand Clothing,” on Who Makes Cents, podcast, episode 48 (Aug. 6, 2018).

“The Goodwill Makeover: A Lesson in Secondhand Fashion,” on The State of Things WUNC, North Carolina Public Radio, June 6, 2018.

Interviewed for "Cómo el furor por la ropa vintage nació gracias a un simple gorro de castor" El País, Dec 6, 2017


Invited Lecture, “From Goodwill to Grunge: Gender, Sexuality, and Secondhand Styles in Modern America,” Fae Rawdon Norris visiting scholar, Oklahoma State University, October 2017

Interview on WNHN 94.7, The Attitude with Arnie Arnison, August 30, 2017

Interviewed for "The Birth of Vintage: It all started with a raccoon coat,", June 2017


An evening with Jennifer Le Zotte, Sundance Books and Music

Reno, Nevada. June 21, 2017

Podcast, New Books Network. Interview with Rebekah J. Buchanan. March 15, 2017


Invited Lecture, “The Invention of Vintage,” Chicago Arts Club, April 2016


American Apparel: A History of Fashion,Backstory with the American History 

Guys, radio interview, aired July 25, 2014; rebroadcast September 1, 2015


Spring 2019, my material culture students and I will be launching THE OBJECT PROJECTS, a podcast about material culture and history.