FASHION

FASHION STORY: 1950-1960

Dear Fashionistas, this story is about the revival of the haute couture and revitalizing femininity. Fashion once again became extravagante and smart. Cristobal Balenciaga broadened the shoulders, removed the waist and created the Tunic Dress. Hubert de Givenchy┬┤s biggest heroine was the Bettina Blouse, while Pierre Balmain told the story of the full skirt that… Continue reading FASHION STORY: 1950-1960

FASHION

FASHION STORY: 1940 – 1950

Dear Fashionistas, This story is about Vichy pushing a robust model of woman, who is more consistent with the regime of WW2, when the only way for extravagancy was to wear a hat. It is about Pauline Adam, Simone Naudet, Rose Valois and Le Monnier, who all kept fashion alive in those hard times, when… Continue reading FASHION STORY: 1940 – 1950

FASHION

FASHION STORY: 1900-1910

Dear Fashionistas, This first part of fashion story talks about a decade, called mainly Belle Epoque, that highlighted the silhouette of the mature, full-figured body. These were some extravagant, elaborate and painful ten years, admiring the hourglass shape, tightly laced at the veist. The flowering of the haute couture movement made Paris the centre of… Continue reading FASHION STORY: 1900-1910