I recently got to travel to London, England and while I was there I made sure to go see as many museums as possible. Of particular interest to me was, obviously, anything with vintage fashion. One absolute standout from the trip was the Fashion and Textile Museum. Continue reading “Travel and Fashion: The Fashion and Textile Musem”
The 50s, like every decade had some wonderful styles and while you could dress in any decade, the next time you have a special event maybe the 50s is the new look for you.
Capes, they’re worn by royalty and superheroes, but they are also a cool and unique accessory you can wear. Continue reading “It’s Time to Put on Your Cape”
The hand bag became a mainstay of women’s fashion in the 18th century when form fitting dresses came into popularity and pockets were taken out (a topic for another day). The result was a whole new accessory to express oneself. While the styles and types of hand bags are nearly limitless, one that I think is particularly interesting, and is deeply under loved is beaded handbags. Continue reading “Beads! Beads! Everywhere”
The Pork Pie hat, a mild mannered piece of head wear plucked from near obscurity and made into an icon of crime and pop culture. That’s the effect of Breaking Bad and its main character Walter White had on the simple hat and the history of fashion. Continue reading “Breaking Bad and Pork Pies”
So you’re going out for the evening, a dinner party, a celebration, 60’s themed get together? Well would you look at that, I have just what you need. Continue reading “A 60s Night Out”
When talking about smoking jackets as a fashion statement its impossible to ignore the effect Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy and editor and chief of the magazine, has had on the iconic jackets. Continue reading “Hugh Hefner and the Return of Smoking Jackets and Silk Pyjama”
Bow ties are cool. Now I’m certainly not the first person to say it but whether its Dr. Who floundering in his attempt to convince his companions of this fact or everyone thinking it as they watch James Bond escape yet another trap designed to kill him doesn’t make it any less true. Bow ties are cool. Continue reading “Bow Ties are Cool”