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The idolized women of the early 20th century: Who was The "Gibson Girl"?

Created through the pen & ink illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson, The “Gibson Girl” was portrayed as the feminine ideal from the 1890’s until World War I. 133 more words


Article based on the boards


   Fashion has rapidly been changing but in that case, it must look backward in order to fully move forward. You develop taste for design by observing and thinking about design. 586 more words

Family Fashions: Great Grandma Delores’ Ring

· Family fashions that bear memories ·

A few years ago, I was visiting my Great Grandma Delores. It was the January after the second summer I’d lived with my grandparents, seeing her almost every day. 1,145 more words


Shapes and Silhouettes of 1940s - headscarves and brooches

My Victory Jumper!

A glimpse into vintage fashion from the 40s and it’s commentary on society

‘Shapes’ and ‘silhouettes’ in fashion terms are the bare bones we start from when we talk about fashion styles. 592 more words


Balenciaga, (un) Shaping Fashion

Cristóbal Balenciaga left its mark in Fashion and, as a result, in all of our wardrobes. To celebrate the called “fashion’s modernist master”, the brilliant… 166 more words


Its Not Right, But its Ok: When is it Ok to Not Care About Fashion?

Sometimes I sit and think to myself, when I’m cosy in my pyjamas or moping to the shop in joggers and a hoodie- ” What happened to looking good Emma?” 844 more words