Biographies, Books, Fashion History, Inspiration

“Little Book of Chanel”

Released in 2013 and written by Emma Baxter- Wright, “Little Book of Chanel” tells the story of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in a very easy-to- read way. The biography of the iconic designer blends into the history of House of Chanel and it exactly how the author writes the book. You can find more about the […]

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Biographies, Fashion History

Christian Dior (1905-1957)

Despite having a solo career too short, Christian Dior had a powerful role in the Fashion History and we can undoubtedly look up to him as a mentor. Born in 1905 in Granville, Normandy (France) to wealthy parents that aimed for him a career in diplomacy, Dior chose to pursue fashion. Even though Dior worked […]

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Did you know?, Fashion History

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?, Fashion History

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?, Fashion History

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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