As the year meets its end we have the perfect excuse to relax and catch up with some reading of what we missed in the past few months.
This list will guide you through a year’s worth of the best articles on the history of fashion that I could find.
Stories, curiosities and interesting informations from around the web, that I’m sure you’re going to like as much as I did.
A selection of some of the most relevant moments of this year in fashion, that could possibly have a deep influence on fashion in the future, or at least be worth remembering.
Curiosities, facts, exhibitions, awards, rumors, everything is part of fashion history and even if we consider it present, so forgettable, sometimes boring and not so valuable, what we’re living now will be part of the story of fashion in the future.
Embroidered fabrics have always been considered a symbol of luxury and wealth.
Through a timeline of events and famous protagonists of history, let’s discover how this challenging artisanal craft evolved over time and came to our time.
Oh when fashion goes to Hollywood!
This post is part of my series of articles on how to learn fashion history.
I want to emphasize how learning can be fun, so this is a list of movies about fashion that will make for an entertaining way to learn.
It won’t break your life like Alber Elbaz leaving Lanvin, but if you fancy living in the 30s this would be big news.
Madeleine Vionnet was 63 when, in 1939, she decided to close her fashion house, leaving a heritage as a maker of dresses for human beings, not unreal models.
Discover the audacity, freedom and innovation that Coco Chanel brought to the fashion world through 17 curious facts about her story as an icon of fashion.
Like, did you know she didn’t actually make sketches?
Discover how you can improve your knowledge of fashion history through this list of ideas, that will make you become an expert and have fun with it.
Games, trips and movie theaters included.
Do you know that authentic hipsters first appeared before Brooklyn was cool and they didn’t even grow a beard?
During the 40s and 50s youth subcultures such as hipsters and teddy boys soared to a great popularity and are still now a reference for the current generation.