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The fashion world is filled with terminology that can be confusing, but perhaps the biggest question most ask themselves when it comes to the industry is: What is the Difference Between Haute Couture and Ready to Wear? Today we’re diving into what separates the two and sharing the facts with you. What is the Difference... Read More »
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With Mother’s Day only a few days away, we want to take a look back at some of the most famous mom’s who made motherhood look chic, edgy and sophisticated. Today we’re talking about the most stylish moms in history and how to dress like them. Bianca Jagger The moment Bianca Jagger rode into Studio... Read More »
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2017 is proving to be an exciting year in the fashion sphere. Fashion exhibitions are one of the world’s most treasured experiences in the fashion, art and history communities, as they offer a wonderfully unique perspective. Today we have gathered some of the most talked about and anticipated fashion exhibitions of this year. The Best 2017... Read More »
Art and fashion collaborations are responsible for some of the most memorable moments in the fashion industry. These impressive and often limited edition collections have revolutionized the way in which we collect art, making the investment more accessible and to put it simply-more fashionable. Although wearable art is available in various mediums such as printed scarves and... Read More »
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The historical evolution of women’s office style is one that represents and lies at the center of our transformative culture. For over a hundred years, women have been a part of the United States workforce and as their roles have developed and changed, so has the historical evolution of women’s office style. (photos via UNC) The... Read More »
As each year passes we embrace colors in new and transformative ways. The significance of colors throughout history has continuously evolved, whether it is a color’s connotation with a season or state of mind. And although the significance of each color is forever-changing, the evolution of Fashion carries deep roots in the history of colors. Here... Read More »
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As we enter the new year of 2017, the fashion industry has grown substantially since the inception of fabrics and clothing ourselves in them. Today, we are surrounded by what seems like a countless amount of fabrics from natural to synthetic and an array of blends and combinations. However, one specific aspect that has stayed... Read More »
There is no doubt that technology is advancing rapidly as each day passes. The moves being made in technology have always impressed and have stood out in industries such as medicine and sports. However, there is another industry that within the past decade has been slowly embracing the world of technological advances. The fashion industry. The way technology has... Read More »
The history of patterns in fashion one full of intriguing facts and surprising details. Who would have known the prints we wear daily held such a rich history that leads back to many centuries ago. Although we may sport many of these looks with ease and a light-heart, why not be educated on the truly... Read More »
The History of Halloween Costumes Of the many loved festive traditions in America is the donning of costumes every year during the month of October is on the top of the list. Although Halloween is known today to be predominantly celebrated by children, many years ago adults lead the festive day and began dressing in... Read More »
Haute Couture is a French phrase for high fashion. The precise definition of couture means dressmaking, sewing or needlework and haute means elegant or high. When a customer purchases a haute couture piece, they have purchased a model garment that is at the highest caliber of customized fashion design. This also means that the piece of haute... Read More »
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With the 2016 Summer Olympic games in full swing in Rio De Janeiro, we’re diving into the country’s colorful and exotic fashion. From leading fashion brands and current trends, to the country’s top fashion bloggers. Here is What You Need to Know on Brazilian Fashion. Let’s start with a brief history lesson on Brazilian fashion. Brazil’s... Read More »
With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games opening this week, we’re taking a look back at the history of olympic uniforms and how olympic fashion has changed through the decades. Though the inception of the Olympics games didn’t include matching team uniforms, once uniform coordination was embraced in the games, there was a certain style that... Read More »
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To this day, society is developing improvements in women’s equality across industries in the workforce, from equal pay to equal opportunity. That imbalance has never inhibited women from pioneering countless industries. From education to science and medicine, women have held their own notoriety in these fields. One of the most notable industries women have lead is... Read More »
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We’re halfway through the year and 2016 has already brought the fashion and art world some memorable collaborations. One of the aspects of fashion and art collabs that makes these type of projects so unique is the fact that we see such a mix of different aesthetics from both the artists and fashion. In the... Read More »
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