Archive for April 2016

Papiers Collés

As an art form collage first appeared in Cubism founded by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso to destroy the illusion of apparent three-dimentional space. In their paintings the artists broke objects down into geometric shapes and spread them out across the picture plane. Thus the objects could be seen from all sides simultaneously. Later they…

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Fashion Plate As A Painter Of Modern Life

The fashion plate is an old type of fashion media, considered to be a minor art form.  At the same time there are a plenty of discussions around the misleading historical value of the plate due to the obviously idealized images it provides. However, Charles Baudelaire, French poet and writer as much as dandy admired…

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Psychology of Wardrobe

What is personal style? What does it say about you? For me it is my own signature and my reaction against mass society. By looking for, creating, improving and modifying  our personal style we rediscover our individuality.   Every new combination of dress I try on makes me discover a new aspect of my personality.…

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Give It The Whole Nine Yards

  Do you remember the Leopard-Print Niqab by Jeremy Scott 2013 inspired by the Arabic spring 2011? That was exactly what I was thinking about this morning, so I did my own interpretation of the seemingly chaotic mix of pattern, texture and silhouette by choosing the leopard-print calf-long skirt of cotton mixed with the woolen…

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Mysterious Luxury of Maison Goyard

Merely few years before Louis Vuitton was founded in Paris in 1854, a 17-year old François Goyard started his carrier as an apprentice at the House of Martin, specializing in box-making, trunk-making and packing, founded in 1792 and located on 233 rue Saint-Honoré since 1834. Less than ten years later, in 1852, the House would…

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Dare to wear a hat!

Do not know what to wear? Wear a hat!? You have nothing to lose but your head?? There is a hat to suit every head.? Just make sure your hat fits as a hat should be comfortable. Did you know that Princess Grace’s choice of hats often made headlines? However, some palace insiders thought that…

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“1002d Night” by Paul Poiret

Without doubt, Paul Poiret (1879-1944) with his modernity which left a great impact on the epoch of modernism, more than deserves to bear the title “The King of Fashion”. His innovations would create a long list of thrilling transformations starting with the controversial komono with uncorseted design and rounding up by the “Salon d’Antin”. However,…

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