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Did you know? The Bomber Jacket Edition

The bomber (or flight) jacket was created in the beginning of the 20th century as functional attire for the military, namely air force pilots, to protect them from aircrafts‘ severe conditions back then. It was a popular garment specially during the World War II. Belgium and France Air Forces started using long leather coats as […]

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Did you know? Women’s Power Suit Edition

In 1910s, the suffragettes movement in the UK brought to women the first power suit.
In the 1920s, Chanel designed a female suit as a way to free women from corsets and tight clothes. Even though Chanel’s suit was revolutionary, it was Marcel Rochas that, in 1932, created women’s first pantsuit.
The most iconic pantsuit for women was created in 1966 by Yves Saint Laurent: “le smoking” – a female version of men’s tuxedo

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Did you know? The New Look Edition

The New Look was a concept created by the House of Dior in February 12th, 1947 and came as breath of fresh air in postwar fashion. During wartime dress codes were oppressive and strict, so the bold move of the New Look by Christian Dior came just in time to make fashion dreamy again. Taking […]

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Did you know? The Birkin Bag Edition

The Birkin bag is one of the most desired items in the fashion industry. With a wait list of 5 years, a price that starts at $ 12.000 – reaching six figures when it comes to vintage and limited editions – and increases every year, it is actually an investment. But how was it born? […]

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Did you know? The plaid pattern Edition

The plaid pattern comes from Scotland, being the original word “tartan”. What is the difference between tartan and plaid? The first was the pattern used to distinguish the different Scottish clans while the second was a Celtic kilt or blanket used in the Highlands, Scotland. Since plaids are most often made from tartan cloth, the […]

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