Click on the Images to the see the retrospective at the V & A Happy Labor Day Weekend! We're vacationing over the Labor Day Holiday.
Here's a little hint of where we are...
and it's nowhere near the Victoria and Albert.
See you next Fashion Friday.
denise If you'd like to guess where we are, leave a comment below.
Last night my husband and I saw Spike Lee latest powerful and poignant movie, BlackkKlansman. We pretty much staggered out of the movie and I was unable to focus on my Fashion Friday post since we spent the rest of the evening in discussion while googling the true story about Detective Ron Stallworth. Needing a quick Fashion Friday post, I recalled an interview Spick Lee did with Terri Gross on Fresh Air. He talked about the influence of Soul Train on his childhood (which wa
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Every now and then I like to feature one of my favorite designers. Knowing my passion for Neoclassical Designer Mariano Fortuny, it's no surprise that I've always been captivated by the work of Madame Grès ,who was known as the "master of the wrapped and draped dress." Unlike Fortuny, who used a chemical process to create his pleats, Grès would direct the flow and folds with her own hands, then the unpressed pleats would be stitched into place, making the pleats to appear to
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