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
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
Grabrielle “Coco” Chanel was one of the most avant-garde designers of all time and her 2.55 Bag was no exception, being one of the most iconic fashion accessories ever. Check below some cool facts about it. The bag’s name comes from the month and year it was released: February 1955. The bag’s name comes from […]
Jacob Davis, a tailor, and Levi Strauss, a businessman, teamed up in the creation of a work garment that would answer the needs of miners who searched for stronger and more functional work wear: the modern denim jeans were born.