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Paul Poiret or Exotic 'Parisian' Nights

‘…a couturier who employed the language of orientalism to develop the romantic and theatrical possibilities of clothing.’

One of my favourite fashion designers – Paul Poiret, was born on the 20. 618 more words

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Horse Hung: How Fashion Yoked The Sport Of Kings

If dog is man’s best friend, the horse is surely his life partner. So close is the connection between humans and horses that the changing role and representation of the horse from the Middle Ages into modernity reveals much about the development of our society and culture. 1,156 more words

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 The story of Fabergé is inextricably linked to the lives, loves and tragedy of the last Romanov Tsar Nicholas II and his Empress Alexandra, and to the Russian Revolution that changed the course of world history. 389 more words

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Is Fashion Feminist? A historical perspective

Princeton English Professor Elaine Showalter, a scholar often credited with founding feminist literary criticism, admitted “ love of shopping malls, lipstick colours, literary makeovers, and fashion catalogues.” However, she guiltily told readers that her “passion for fashion can sometimes seem a shameful secret life” 967 more words

Coco Chanel , And the legend begins...

Coco Chanel

So great is Coco Chanel’s legacy that fans make pilgrimages to her Paris apartment (although she also lived in the Paris Ritz for 30 years), which is preserved as she left it and endlessly referenced for style – as is every image of her and every tiny thing she ever designed. 265 more words

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It's been great..

“It’s been great.” These three words were the only indication from Marc Jacobsthat he has, indeed, completed his sixteen years of work for Louis Vuitton… 74 more words

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Clothes are connected to the woman who wears it. It might sound like a klichee, but it is non the less something that I find true without a doubt. 232 more words

The History Of Fashion And Art