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60's Fashion in The Help

        This movie is about a highly educated college graduate Skeeter who’s an aspiring writer who decided to write about the life of maids back in 1960’s. 277 more words

History Of Fashion

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It’s so easy to get caught up in the glamour & glitz of labels, trends & designer names, all the glitter that makes fashion beautiful. … 45 more words

On padding and a new suit

I’ve been thinking about Schiaparelli jackets because I’ve been working on a new suit, heavily inspired by those elegant late 1930’s Schiaparelli jackets with interesting buttons. 900 more words


Vintage reading: Nancy Mitford and Schiaparelli

I remember that my mother, during one of her rare visits to England, brought me a little jacket in scarlet cloth from Schiaparelli. It seemed to me quite plain and uninteresting except for the label in its lining, and I longed to put this on the outside so that people would know where it came from.

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The pyjamas introduced in Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were adaptations of the harem pants worn in Southern and Western Asia. The name pyjama (pajamas or pjs) originates from the Hindustani word “epai-jaima”. 365 more words


90's Fashion & the Events that Inspired it

The 90’s may be over but the influence of that decade is more significant now than ever. Here’s a re-cap of what happened:

  • Rap and Hip Hop artists like Biggie Smalls, Lauryn Hill, TLC and Tupac redefined the standards of race and class…
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A Rakish Progress: The Image and Influence of David Hockney’s Style

The text of this post is based on a talk I gave at the Royal Academy on Saturday for RA Lates’ ‘A Hockney Happening’.

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Men's Fashion