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The Art of Christopher Kane Fall/Winter 2015 RTW — An Ode to Art and Fashion History

Christopher Kane’s Fall/Winter 2015 ready-to-wear collection beyond celebrating “feeling[s] of attraction and sensuality,”[1] was, in my eyes, a celebration of art and fashion history—not in the literal sense, but in a nuanced manner unique to Kane. 585 more words


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Jean Patchett wearing a Jean Dessès gown and photographed by Norman Parkinson

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Les Années 50

Here’s an exhibit I’ll totally be going to see this summer. The Palais Galliera will be presenting a tribute to French fashion of les années 50… 218 more words


Paris Enthusiasms: Introducing Pierre Cardin.

Here’s a look into the April-May 1962 issue of the Vogue Pattern Book. This issue marks the introduction of haute couturier Pierre Cardin’s designs to the Vogue Patterns catalogue. 340 more words

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Celebrate Cherry Pie Day!

No way I could pass up a chance to celebrate Cherry Pie Day! A little bit sweet and little bit sour…some might use those as a description of me. 502 more words


SIX plus THREE DESIGNERS Exhibition,The Hellenic Centre, London

I personally never seized to believe in Greek Fashion.Not because I’m of Greek origin but,lets say, from a deep feeling that that is worth WILL be widely recognized and there it is,thanks to the valuable effort of the people from the  Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.And that’s how the fabulous exhibition ”SIX plus THREE DESIGNERS took shape.Proudly exhibiting garments from greek designers ranging from Jean Dessès, Yannis Evangelides, James Galanos, Dimis Kritsas, George Stavropoulos, and Yannis Tseklenis along with pieces from the three international ones’, Mary Katrantzou (read:excellent prints),Marios Schwab (perhaps my favorite pattern cutting of all) and,of course, Sophia Kokosalaki with her excellent Grecian-inspired pieces. 68 more words

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