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Screen Style : An Education

Pin It Finally watched An Education this past weekend and was truly inspired! The theme of a precocious adolescent schoolgirl seduced by an older man has Lolita roots, but An Education is received with more of a promise. Jenny, actress Carey Mulligan, is coming of age and experiencing … Continue reading

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DECADES OF FASHION: “An Architect Among Dressmakers”

Pin It “I never made fashion – I don’t know what fashion is……I only make the clothes I believe in.” – Madeleine Vionnet Pin It Madeleine Vionnet, who died at the age of 99 in 1975, is considered one of … Continue reading

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She Wears Many Hats To Get Ahead

Pin It In my humble opinion, a hat is one of the most noticeable fashion accessories anyone can wear. In 1940, hat makers Dunn & Co. coined the advertising slogan ‘if you want to get ahead and get noticed, then get a … Continue reading

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DECADES OF FASHION: The Costume Parisien

Pin It Came across these breathtaking images from the private library of the revered Mme Jeanne Lanvin, the founder of the eponymous fashion house LANVIN.  Jeanne Lanvin travelled the world, compiling her discoveries into a “fabric library” that housed her inspiration. As … Continue reading

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