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Black Watch Tartan

The Black Watch tartan is my favourite tartan. I generally wear black at all times, but do love to occasionaliy veer off into a tartan such as the Black Watch, where its dark and dramatic aspects perfectly suit my style of dress. 176 more words


Pieza de la Semana: Overol

Prenda para vestir de una sola pieza que cubre todo el cuerpo. En inglés “overall trousers” o pantalón que ponen, sobre todo. En diferentes países se le conoce como: jardinero (México), mono o braga (Venezuela) y mameluco (Puerto rico). 250 more words

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Fashion Moment: Oxford

It seems that Oxford has a little of everything named after it. There’s the Oxford comma, the Oxford Dictionary, and even Oxford Street, London’s busiest shopping street. 540 more words



The PatternVault blog provides rich, illustrated posts on the history of designer fashion through DIY culture.

“Pattern Vault breaks the mold again and again.” – Designer Marcy Tilton… 46 more words

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How the "Battle at Versailles" Changed Fashion Forever

REVIEW: A film on how American designers stole the heart of Paris.

The documentary film, “Battle at Versailles” – a story of the 1973 event that put… 438 more words


"Battle at Versailles" is a Must-See for Fashion Lovers

Photo Credit: Still image from movie at m2m.tv

Battle at Versailles is a worthwhile watch for anyone interested in the history of fashion. Directed by Fritz Mitchell for the… 569 more words

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture

Last weekend I was privileged enough to see The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.  It was one of the most breathtaking and stunning exhibitions I have ever seen, and I’ve seen a few!  315 more words

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