Tags archives: fashion-history

Wear the LBD, Let People See You

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In honour of Black Friday, we look to an iconic piece that’s synonymous with fashion itself: the little black dress.  So much has been said about the ubiquitous LBD.  It’s elegant. Timeless. Chic. It’s an essential. The fashion mainstay certainly has an interesting history – from that pivotal moment in 1926 when “Chanel’s Ford” was published in American V[...]

Do the hustle!

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Although we tend to lump the 60s and the 70s together, the latter was powerfully more free-wheeling. Here’s why the über-glam style of the decade is having a renaissance now and how to work the look.  The Seventies spun off as a reaction against the all-too-girly look of the Sixties. Because of the drastic changes that took place in politics - and the inv[...]