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

People who loves fashion history: the fashion historian

Interview with Roberta Orsi Landini

In this post I will introduce you to one of the most cultured and pleasant person I’ve ever met.

Roberta Orsi Landini is a fashion historian, she collaborates with the Costume Gallery of Palazzo Pitti and she’s in charge of the workshops, organized by Foundation of Roberto Capucci.

She’s also one of the lecturers during these lessons and it’s in that particular occasion that I had the chance to meet her.… Read more

5 fashion history books you should read now

5 fashion history books you should read now

As I’ve been always fascinated by fashion history, you can clearly imagine I’ve read a lot of books to learn every curiosity and collect the informations I needed to write this blog.

Of course it’s clearly impossible to know everything as fashion history and costume history in particular are such vast subjects, with so much to learn, that it takes a lot of time just to scratch the surface.… Read more

A day at the Maison: shopping with Pierre Balmain

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During the last few days, if you’re a fashion-addict, you’ve certainly heard about the next guest star collaboration with the Scandinavian brand H&M of Olivier Rousteing, the creative director of the Maison Pierre Balmain, who talked about this collaboration as a chance to tell his generation about his style and his ideas as a designer, while always keeping in mind that he’s designing for a historical brand, which was characterized by a true love for opulence, luxury and glamour.… Read more