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Jacqueline Kennedy – A Look of Exquisitely Simple Elegance

By TheStyleFibula | 29 Jul 2016

Yesterday Jacqueline (Bouvier) Kennedy would have celebrated her 87’s birthday. “The Jackie Look” eternalized in timeless fashion photographs is still inspiring and iconic. Meanwhile the name behind that sophisticated and laconic style is Oleg Cassini (11.04.1913, Paris – 17.03.2006, New York). Aristocrat, with excellent sense of style, inherited from Italian mother, and great dignity acquired…

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From Tennis Hall to Street Style

By TheStyleFibula | 28 Jul 2016

Born in the era of “space-age” the three-stripe tracksuit by Adidas has anew become a trend, however this time of an uppe fashion crust. The history of brand and its three-stripe design contains a family feuding, an element of Finnish creativity and an international list of law suits. More on this issue will come in a separate post dedicated…

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Magic of Tidying Up

By TheStyleFibula | 27 Jul 2016

Since I let my creative side pull up the curtain and appear on the stage of my life, dealing with the question of organizing the space of my apartment became an issue. To discard is a problem that does not concern clothes in particular but also my daughter’s toys and drawings from previous years. Furthermore, I collect fashion magazines…

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The Game of Mind and Scissors

By TheStyleFibula | 26 Jul 2016

The word “collage” has a French origin from “colle”, that means glue. Oxford Dictionary defines collage as the art of making a picture by sticking pieces of coloured paper, cloth or photographs onto a surface; a picture that you make by doing this.   During 1930s, Henry Matisse applied this art technique by cutting different…

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Papiers Collés

By TheStyleFibula | 30 Apr 2016

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

By TheStyleFibula | 28 Apr 2016

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

By TheStyleFibula | 24 Apr 2016

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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Faceless Geometry

By TheStyleFibula | 23 Apr 2016

The freedom of the expression in collage art might only be endangered by the limits of one’s own imagination✂️

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Give It The Whole Nine Yards

By TheStyleFibula | 21 Apr 2016

  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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