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The Perfect Summer Dress: Little White Dress (LWD)

Why can’t summer last forever so we could all wear short dresses, put on high heels and call it a day?

The end of summer is a great time to be wearing a short dress. 235 more words

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André Courrèges' Space Ride To Womenswear

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Known as the king of Space Age fashion, André Courrèges was a couturier and ready to wear fashion designer who revolutionized the 1960s with his space-odyssey-inspired shapes and liberal thoughts on womenswear. 491 more words

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Rudi Gernreich

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Rudolf “Rudi” Gernreich (August 8, 1922 – April 21, 1985) was an Austrian-born gay Jewish American fashion designer whose avant-garde clothing designs are generally regarded as the most innovative and dynamic fashion of the 1960s. 1,300 more words

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André Courrèges

André Courrèges  (March 9, 1923 – January 7, 2016) was a French fashion designer. He was particularly known for his streamlined 1960s designs influenced by modernism and futurism, exploiting modern technology and new fabrics (André Courrèges). 469 more words

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Why conservatism in fashion isn't the answer

Where would ‘womanity’ have been today, if Coco Chanel hadn’t released us from the tyranny of corsetry a hundred years ago? If Yves Saint Laurent, André Courrèges, Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood hadn’t challenged the status quo and hadn’t liberated women from under-structure? 489 more words

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Andre Courreges: Out of This World

Legendary Fashion designer Andre Courreges passed away on January 7th, 2016. He was 92 years old.

Courreges was one of a kind.

A true original. 192 more words

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