Picnicking students showcase the flat straw "boater" hat, popular for casual activities during the 1890s. From left: Katherine Durfee Hoyt, Will Conant, Augusta Durfee Flinterman, Sam Grubb, Homer Safford.

From the frilly 1800s to the jazzy 1920s to the shoulder-padded 1980s, check out the evolution of fashion on campus. All photos are courtesy of Bentley Historical Library.