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Fashionable Quotes: Leo Tolstoy

“He never chooses an opinion, he just wears whatever happens to be in style.”
― Leo TolstoyWar and Peace

The Little Black Dress(LBD) - A brief Fashion history

The little black dress is a well known wardrobe staple. It is one of those items that you will use almost everywhere, from the office, to a funeral to a glamorous event. 176 more words


43 and Fabulous

Photo via: Thatgrapejuice.net

Earlier this year (in the Spring) Naomi Campbell graced the cover of Vogue Australia.  Above I posted my favorite look from the shoot, for a quick… 8 more words

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Fashion and Textile Museum London

Last Tuesday, I hopped on the tube and headed down to this little cute village under the London Bridge, Bermondsey Street.  This is where the vibrant… 105 more words

Wearable Art

Exhibition Review -- Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I have just returned from seeing Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This year’s installment of the Costume Institute’s annual blockbuster exhibition, the show presents the work of innovative and influential British-American fashion designer Charles James (1906-1978). 789 more words

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Vacation for Fashion Geeks

This week I’ve been on a busman’s holiday, helping an author prepare videos to accompany a book we’re publishing early next year. The venue: Iowa State University’s Textiles and  Clothing Museum.  104 more words

Fashion history: the finished projects

At last, here are the completed fashion history design projects. They were presented this morning after the fashion show: