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FASHION HISTORY: The Louis Vuitton Monogram

Our love of prints here at Télio is no secret. It’s what we do and it’s what we love. We’d be lying if we said we didn’t fawn over certain classic prints and designs we wished we came up with. 372 more words


1905-1925 : The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank

London Society Fashion 1905-1925

The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank

Notes from the talk at the V and A in conjunction with the book of the same title by Cassie Strodder-Davies and Jenny Lister. 840 more words

Fashion History

Women Writers Reading Challenge #31: The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History by Robin Givhan

There is just something about fashion, and the culture of the 70s, and battles between the French and the Americans that I just find endlessly fascinating. 281 more words

Reading Challenge

Currently In Design...

We are never idle here at Lily Absinthe, we’re either designing or constructing garments in a seemingly never-ending cycle. Below is one of our current designs we are working on, an afternoon or visiting dress designed by Charles Worth in 1879: 423 more words

Lily Absinthe Corsetry And Couture

Fashion Plates...

Fashion plates are often the subject of derision by hobbyists and wold-be costume recreationists because their representations of period fashions that bear no relation to what those particular period fashions ACTUALLY looked like. 672 more words

Lily Absinthe Corsetry And Couture

As one project ends...

Another continues…My dissertation is due 3 weeks today and I would say I’m 75-80% done…if I can get two of my chapters finished by this weekend I’ll be happy. 363 more words

Fashion History

Emile Pingat, Part 2

Today we continue our examination of the work of Emile Pingat with a few more examples of his designs:

The above dinner dress is definitely out of the mid-1880s and here one can see that the bodice has retreated above the hips. 324 more words

Adam's Atelier