Fashion

Mainbocher and models wearing his dresses

When designing his 1945 spring collection, Mainbocher – the noted French designer who worked in New York after the fall of Paris in WWII. Declared that he had attempted more than ever to make clothes “that would embody the right amount of novelty, were stimulating for today,Read More →

Jaeger Clothing Fashion

During the twentieth century, a movement arose that advocated for clothing to be worn as part of a sensible, healthy lifestyle rather than only for fashion. These concepts sprang from the work of nineteenth-century fashion reformers, in the same way, that English writer Edward Carpenter popularised the open-toed leather sandal for men. Read More →

Big Jacket Meme

jacket. Sabbat’s coats were resized to be comically ginormous by the mysterious account: a fleece piece was transformed into a woolly mammoth–like topper, a standard slicked blue puffer became the size of a parked car in the background, and a tailored coat with Quasimodo-style shoulders shrunk Sabbat’s handsome face to a tiny pinhead.Read More →

Very feminine manicure, the colour is gentle and the diamond glow makes it very luxurious. Source In the sea of ideas for decorating and upgrading nails, it is more and more hard for ladies to make choices. Workers in the salons have become true masters in their work because they make a real little masterpiece on women’s hands.Read More →

Cecil Beaton featured image

The house he occupied until 1945 at Ashcombe, Wiltshire, near friend Edith Olivier was decorated with limited funds using exaggerated baroque furniture. The walls of the ‘Circus Bedroom’ were painted by visiting artist friends, including Rex Whistler and Oliver Messel, in a kind of Surrealistic overstatement.Read More →

Jugendstil Brooch Featured Image

Art Nouveau was an international style of design and architecture.

Idiosyncratic and romantic the Art Nouveau style derived from the vestiges of academic classicism of the École des Beauz-Arts, Paris and the study of plant forms. Between 1880 and 1910, the Art Nouveau movement was influential throughout Europe and to a lesser degree in the United States. The following are 10 beautifully crafted examples of jewellery design in this style.Read More →

Paco Rabanne Chainmail dress

In Paco Rabanne’s 1960 studio everything was riveted, welded or soldered. Needles and thimbles were replaced by tool kits. Pliers were preferred to scissors. His materials were plastic, leather aluminium and steel.Read More →

Kenzo Takada Obituary Photograph

Kenzo Takada has died at the age of 81, due to complications from Covid-19. The Japanese fashion designer-founder of the eponymous label Kenzo – was famed for bringing unrestricted shapes, vibrant colour and creative energy to French fashion in the 1970s, and liberating sartorial society from the conservatism of the Haute Couture salon.Read More →

Erotic Mehndi model sitting on bed

Erotic henna is a new form of art that celebrates the feminine body, highlighting the natural beauty of women, usually done around the chest, belly, legs and back, it became popular when the work of the Russian henna artist Mary GinkasRead More →