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The reclaiming of style

“I like the ritual, the liturgy of a well-crafted, emotional fashion show. I will never be jaded with this side of fashion. The catwalk is pure anthropology, something like an esoteric encrypted parade.

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Label To Love: The Cooling Glass Company Is Just The Thing To Carry To Burning Man!

I’ve known Pavitra online. Strictly online. Because there are very few blogs I follow relentlessly and her blog Masala Chai was a delight. Too bad it isn’t functional now and I missed her banter and discoveries. 699 more words

Women's Tighty Whities And Men's Hot Pink Briefs: Gender-Bending Fashion Goes Mainstream

Several new companies are building their businesses around the mainstreaming of androgynous clothing, no longer a passing fad.

Androgyny has been a steady part of pop culture for years: Remember David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust in the ’70s, Grace Jones’s flattop hair in the ’80s, Kurt Cobain’s queer grungy looks in the ’90s, and Prince’s endless array of glittery numbers throughout his career? 205 more words

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An Intricately Illustrated 19th-Century Study of Global Fashions

In 1876, French scholar and artist Auguste Racinet published Le Costume historique (The Costume History), an illustrated sartorial tour throughout world history. This six-volume work, with 500 detailed color illustrations, spanned millennia, from the ancient Egyptians’ plumed headdresses to bedazzled medieval crowns to the felt leggings… 25 more words

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Summer of Wanderlust - India Inspired Look Book

To describe India in a few words is like trying to put the universe in a box. It just can’t be done.  To do it justice, one must visit and immerse themselves in the cacophony of sights, sounds, smells and colors. 143 more words

How I Wear The World

Summer of Wanderlust - Morocco Inspired Look Book

Only two weeks left in our Summer of Wanderlust and I’ve left some of my favorite countries for last.

This week’s look book is inspired by Morocco.  167 more words

How I Wear The World

Summer of Wanderlust - Hong Kong Look Book

Sixteen years ago for my honeymoon I went on my first big international trip to Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong.  That trip forever changed the trajectory of my life and ignited a desire to travel the globe that is everlasting. 73 more words

How I Wear The World