I owned a Barbie doll (and a cosmetics’ Barbie head) in the 1970s but to my mind, she struck me as somewhat vague. 644 more words
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I’ve never heard of the Gallery of Costume in Manchester. I’m well aware of the Costume Institute at The Met in NYC, particularly given the annual Met Gala on Monday night, but when my o/h suggested we visit the one in Manchester, it left me slightly confused, and a bit miffed that I’d never been there before. 452 more words
“Mary Quant * Autobiography”. Published by Headline Publishing Group, 2012.
Much has been written about how Christian Dior revolutionized fashion with the New Look of 1947. 849 more words