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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

Fashion

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

Non-fiction

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

Herstory

WHY WEARING A CHOKER HAS ALWAYS BEEN A POWER MOVE.

After the Reign of Terror, in late-18th-century France, the young relatives of enemies of the revolution — who’d been beheaded on guillotines — held parties to dance off their trauma, as reported by some newspapers. 342 more words

Chokers

Bridal Wear

Bridal wear is typically during the spring and several different designers present their bridal lines. Bridal wear is a separate category for fashion weeks so it is not always as popular as couture or ready-to-wear. 228 more words

History Of Fashion