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The Taxi Dress, Live from New York

Would you like to see  a wrap dress that debuted 42 years before Madame von Furstenberg’s? (The “Taxi Dress,” so called because it was very easy for a lady to remove or put on in the back of a taxi—never mind why she’d want to; that’s her business.) 533 more words

Been To A Museum Lately?

Charles James: Architect, Fashion Designer, Visionary

Every year, the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art creates a special exhibition that highlights a specific area of fashion history or a specific designer. 100 more words

Arts And Culture

Charles James: Beyond Fashion

In the afternoon, my mum and I decided to head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to have a look at the new Costume Institute exhibition titled,  391 more words


Charles James, Fashion Designer: Creation is simply a problem and design is the way out

File this post under inspirations: The Charles James exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. James, fashion designer from the 1920s through the 1960s, is widely referred to as America’s first couturier. 229 more words

Sparks Of Inspiration