Did you know?, Fashion History

Did you know? Women Swimsuits Edition

Going to the beach wearing a bikini is something almost all of us takes for granted in 21st century. However, two-piece bathing suits are something relatively new. Check below the evolution of swimsuits. Ancient Rome: In the 4th century, the Villa Roma de Casale in Sicily was decorated with the a representation of women wearing […]

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Books, Business Inspiration, Inspiration, Mentors

“Leave Your Mark”

“Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media” by Aliza Litch was published in 2015. While telling her story, Aliza also gives advice on how to build a successful career in fashion (extended to other areas) with a light but straight to the point touch. Reading this book […]

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Sustainability

Slow fashion – what is it about?

Slow fashion concept is new to some but a very needed one in the (fashion) world we live in. The purpose is to have not only a more ecological fashion, but also an ethical industry and a lasting fashion. Aiming to defy the non stop consumerism habits that the modern society acquired in the last […]

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Inspiration, Movies

“The September Issue” (2009)

“The September Issue” is a documentary directed by R.J. Cutler starring Anna Wintour, Grace Coddington, André Leon Talley and many more. The film accompanies the preparations of Vogue’s September issue of 2007, which was the biggest issue of the fashion magazine for long years: full of glossy shoots, dictating Fall/Winter trends. Even though many claim […]

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Did you know?, Fashion History

Did you know? Fashion Magazines Edition

Mercure Galant, a french publication, in 1672 was the first one to give space to fashion between its pages. The magazine featured some fashion illustrations. Paris was the center of fashion. Yet, the first magazine dedicated to fashion was born in the USA in 1867: Harper’s Bazar (that gained the second a in 1929) by […]

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Did you know?, Law & Business, Please, explain!

Haute Couture

Haute Couture (high fashion) is the most magic side of fashion, being a synonym of beauty, elegance, custom made, details, handmade, extravagant, unique and multiple zeros. Despite many luxury fashion houses having expensive – and in a certain way exclusive – prêt-à-porter (ready-to-wear) collections, haute couture is what makes a fashion enthusiast dream. Even if […]

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Fashion & Art, Fashion History, Inspiration, Movies

“Social Fabric” (2017)

“Social Fabric” is a set of tv series that explains the origin and history of some of the most emblematic garments: from cowboy boots to religious apparel. With a touch of humor, designer Kyle Ng discovers and tells how some costumes become so popular. If you are a fashion history lover or simply a curious […]

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