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Creative Dressing & The Art of Fashion

Creative Dressing & the Art of Dress: ‘A lover of fashion’ is not necessarily ‘A follower of fashion’!

…. what I’m saying is someone who has an avid passion for fashion, isn’t always the person who wears the ‘Big Name’ labels, in the latest season’s trends, as soon as they arrive on the high street! 997 more words

History Of Fashion

Elizabeth Keckley

Elizabeth Keckley was born a slave in Dinwiddie Court-House, in Virginia.

But she was skilled at making relationships with the right people and for being business savvy, and the time came that Elizabeth was able to secure a loan to buy her freedom and the freedom of her son. 64 more words


The {Other} Interestings #4

Happy Monday! If you’re feeling the blues, feel better by getting into the right mindset. For me, it has been helpful to think of Monday as a fresh start to the week. 717 more words


The Clothes Oft Proclaim: A Brief But Polemical History of Fashion

“The clothes oft proclaim the man,” Polonius to his son Laertes in Hamlet

One of the hallmarks of the Late Empire is its tendency towards hyper-hedonism, that compulsion to pleasure our palates with exquisite cuisine, pamper our bodies with Swedish massages, dance the diminishing succession of nights away. 1,159 more words


My Clothes and I - The Guardian archive

While doing research for another blog post, I stumbled along this article by The Guardian. It’s from their archive and its an interview with a school girl from 1960 about her clothes. 137 more words