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DO NOT MISS THE CURRENT EXHIBIT AT THE LEGION OF HONOR: It was wonderful!

This current exhibit has a perfect range and amount (not too many and not too little) of clothing that represents the often neglected history of important American designers. 32 more words

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Columbia, Missouri man charged with deer smuggling

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A 54-year-old Columbia breeder was indicted Wednesday for the alleged sale and transportation of white-tailed deer from Missouri to Florida, in violation of the Lacey Act, U.S. 144 more words

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Couture Fashion Draping Lecture/Demo

(by Justine Parish) Monday, June 8 – Kunstgewerbemuseum Special Event- Homer Layne: My Life with Charles James at the Chelsea Hotel /In the 1970’s. A special thank you to Professor Johanna Michel of the Fashion Design Dept at the Hochschule für Technikund Wirtschaft Berlin for inviting our group to this wonderfully special evening with Homer Layne, who had been Charles James’ Assistant at the end of his life in New York City. 640 more words

Out & About

Charles James Beyond Fashion!

I went to see the Charles James, “Beyond Fashion” exhibit at the MET in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. This was the theme of the MET Gala, which marks the opening of the years exhibit. 18 more words

Pie A La Mode

Jewel of the day: Miriam Haskell Fringe Necklace

This fringe necklace by Miriam Haskell is noted as being part of an eight-piece Charles James Capsule Collection. There was an exhibit of fashion designer James’s work at NY’s Metropolitan Museum of Art last year and he was the subject of the Museum’s famed Costume Institute Gala as well, leading to increased interest in his work. 46 more words

Jewelry

Museum Visit — High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

Another wonderful costume exhibit has arrived in San Francisco, so my Museum Girlfriends and I headed out to The City on a beautiful spring day. 640 more words

Inspiration

Fashionable Quote of the Week by Charles James

Cut in dressmaking is like grammar in a language.

– Charles James (1906-1978), fashion designer.

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