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Made for Walking: A Modest History of the Fashion Boot by Andy Peake

Synopsis: Social meets fashion history in the tantalizing story of the boot from the Roaring Twenties and Prohibition to online shopping and fashion blogs. Weaving together such unlikely elements as Glam Rock, the martyrdom of Joan of Arc, and the Iran-Contra scandal, it shows how the modern fashion boot plays with our ideas of gender, straddling the line between practical and stylish, between fashion and fetish. 146 more words


PRECIOUS CARGO: Deco, Books & Beauty

Chester Terrace by SHH Architecture & Interior Design, Photo © Adam Woodward

The Wolseley, Photo © Andrew Burton

© Living in Style – The New Art Deco by Claire Bingham, published by teNeues, $ 65,www.teneues.com, Design © Greg Natale, Photo © Anson Smart… 330 more words

Travel & Lifestyle

A quick survey

Assalaamu Alaikum lovelies.

A friend is doing a survey for one of her modules at university and I thought I’d put this out here to gather more responses. 38 more words


10 Pretty Celebrity Books That Would Look Good on Your Coffee Table

If the living room was a body, the coffee table would be its heart. It’s where we gather to watch television, chat with friends, sip a cup of morning (or late-evening) joe, and relax with our feet up, unwinding from a day of stress. 147 more words


Rococo Style Chairs

Rococo chairs, Neo-Rococo chair, Peasant Rococo chair, Rococo style chair …

What a jungle to fight your way through!


Perhaps it is worth mentioning when this style first emerged. 923 more words

Book, Chairs, History, Antique, Furniture,

Todd Selby: sin editar

TheSelby.com es un blog que, desde 2008, retrata las casas de luminarias de la moda y el arte. El lujoso cottage de la familia Vuitton en Asnièrese, el piso del director creativo de Carolina Herrera en Nueva York, o el  1,284 more words

Museums by Proxy

Here at Classically Educated, we love museums.  We visit them whenever we’re in a new city, we rank them whenever we’ve seen all that a certain city has to offer, and we try to enjoy all sorts.    469 more words