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The Cycles Of Fashion

The Cycles Of Fashion

[ 0 ] July 23, 2015

Fashion is rarely revolutionary and is mostly evolutionary. Style changes slowly from season to season. Only when there is a major shift in lifestyle has style changed swiftly and drastically. An example would be at the end of WWII when Christian Dior revolutionized the fashion industry with his drastic changes to silhouette. During the war, […]

The New Bathing Suit

The New Bathing Suit

[ 0 ] July 22, 2015

Miami swim week 2015 is expected to be a major success. This is according to an article written by Aria Hughes, titled Drift Away, published on July 7,2015 in Women’s Wear Daily. The show exhibits July 18-21. The trade show has many more exhibitors this year and is showing many more new lines. The swimwear […]

CoCo Chanel

CoCo Chanel

[ 0 ] July 22, 2015

Who is my favorite fashion designer? Hands down, gotta be CoCo Chanel. A true rags to riches story; pun intended. She is my idol. Her individualism, the way she dared to be different and the way¬†she followed her own vision no matter what anyone thought of her made her a fashion icon. She influenced and […]

Fashion Designer Anne Lowe- A Black History Fact

Fashion Designer Anne Lowe- A Black History Fact

[ 0 ] February 22, 2013

Did you know that the stunning ivory wedding gown that Jacqueline Bouvier wore on the day she married John F. Kennedy was designed by African-American designer Ann Lowe? Lowe was once described by the Saturday Evening Post as “society’s best kept secret.”   A trailblazer in fashion whose name has fallen through the cracks of […]

Accessorize Your Way into Spring

Accessorize Your Way into Spring

[ 0 ] February 19, 2013

Accessorize your way into spring. This seasons hot color is orange. Black and white is hot too but you can add your own flair. How about orange and white stripes or navy and white stripes. In the words of the fashion Goddess herself, CoCo Chanel,”the best color is the best color in the whole world […]