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Observations on Parisian style

Since residing in Paris for the last week, it’s safe to say that I’ve been in awe of the style I’ve seen. There is nothing quite like it. 561 more words

Things I Hoard: Modes & Travaux

If memory serves me, this French language publication began in the 1920s or slightly earlier, and is still in publication. It features fashion, knitting and embroidery, and many of the ones I have from the 30s still have an included iron on transfer sheet with embroidery designs. 312 more words

Things I Hoard

French Fashion for Kids {day ten}

Until a few years ago, I didn’t know there was such a thing as ‘French fashion for kids’ that distinguished it from other clothing styles. Then I had kids and got given a few items of clothing by French friends and family and boy is it different. 472 more words


''Fashion Mix: French Fashion, Foreign Designers''-Museum of Immigration History,Paris

The Palais Galliera joins to the Palais de la Porte Dorée, Musée de l’histoire de l’immigration to present ‘Fashion Mix’.

From Charles Frederick Worth to Azzedine Alaïa, from Mariano Fortuny to Issey Miyake and Yohji Yamamoto, or from Cristóbal Balenciaga to Raf Simons… many foreign designers and artistic directors have radically transformed French fashion and richly contributed to its history. 214 more words

Fashion Inspiration

'Style is Eternal' - Yves Saint Laurent exhibition, The Bowes Museum

I recently visited the Bowes Museum in County Durham. In particular, I wanted to see the Yves Saint Laurent exhibition ‘Style is Eternal’. I’m going to split my visit review into two parts – one covering the exhibition and another more general review of the museum itself. 1,561 more words

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Fall Beret

Perks of autumn: wearing a beret. I’ve also got a little variety of comfy sweaters lined up, now it’s time to wear them! I haven’t been minding the cold winds lately.. 56 more words