Fashion History

Steal like an artist: 11 stories of art and fashion collaborations


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As a fashionista (yes I am!) I simply adore following all fashion weeks around the world, as well as cruise and pre-fall collections (and yes I’m an addict!).

The one that caught my attention is the Valentino 2016 resort collection. The creative duo of Valentino’s Maison teamed up with celebrated artist Christi Belcourt to adapt one of her paintings into prints for several must-have pieces. Belcourt’s work is featured in the National Gallery of Canada and perhaps her most powerful work is her embroidery of spats as part of the ”Walking With Our Sisters” tribute to missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada.… Read more

The complete guide to 1970s fashion (Part 2)


1970s fashion


As I promised here’s the second part of my complete guide to 1970′s fashion, completely dedicated to accessories. How could you be perfect without a statement bag and a pair of fabulous shoes?

Here you’ll find detailed answers to your glamorous questions for a 70s inspired outfits!

In case you missed it read “Part 1” of my guide to learn about the icons and designers that made the decade.… Read more

Wearing creativity on your head: when hats were all the rage

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As a vintage buyer, who searches for hidden treasures into forgotten wardrobes or local flea-markets, I’m always fascinated by hats.

I simply adore buying them for my shop, where the hats are nicely displayed and ready to be worn by customers.

What fascinates me a lot is the exquisite design of those hats, the delicacy of the flowers and feathers and tulles, the perfection of the composition and the sophisticated shapes.… Read more

The complete guide to 1970s fashion (Part 1)


1970s fashion


As a clear reference for the creations of the latest fashion shows, 1970s fashion looks are what you should be looking forward to wear in 2015.

So let’s dive into this decade of incredible fashion, as we start this first part of a two-part guide, exploring the icons and designers that defined the 1970s in fashion.

As the 60s were about banding together into one common identity in the service of social change, then the 70s were about the quest to venture out in search of a truly authentic self.… Read more