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Lucile, Lady Duff-Gordon: Inventor of the Modern Fashion Show

On the 13th of June 1863, Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff-Gordon (née Sutherland), best known as ‘Lucile’, was born in London, England. She gained recognition as a leading fashion designer in the late nineteenth and the early twentieth century. 997 more words


Meditation Retreat

May 2, Global Labyrinth Day & May 3, Full Moon (almost).

Facilitated by Renée Silvus

Retreat fee, includes facilitation and all meals
$60 One Day… 427 more words


Suite Francaise

Suite Française (2015)

Genre: War, Romance, Drama

I hadn’t read this book or seen any trailers when I went to see this film so I watched with no reservations. 193 more words


Golden Age of the Peacock: Fashion & Fantasy, 1894-1920, Part Three

The final part of a three part series in which The Art of Dress explores the influence of one of the world’s most beautiful birds, the peacock, and one of its “Golden” ages of influence on fashion from 1894-1920. 642 more words

Revisiting The Art Of...

Lily Elsie in the operetta The Merry Widow (Dressed by Lucile)

Lily Elsie (8 April 1886 – 16 December 1962) was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár’s operetta The Merry Widow. 177 more words


Auction Alert: Antique and Vintage Fashion Textiles at Kerry Taylor, February 24th

If you’re in London on the 24th, you might want to check out the latest auction by Kerry Taylor. The auction experience is a must for fashion and clothing enthusiasts of all kinds.  101 more words

Fashion History

Boudoir Coffee: A French Fad: 1903


“It is too bad about Clarissa,” a sweet old lady observed, after a visit to a city relation. “She is so poorly she has to have her breakfast in bed every morning.” 1,296 more words

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