The King of Fashion! …& His Queen
June 18, 2007
Since the MET featured the Chanel exhibit two years prior to Poiret’s, I’d say Chanel was right. Poiret’s work is exhibition-worthy, though not on its own…
The History of the T-Shirt in Chapters
May 20, 2007
<a href="http://www.papierdoll.net/themag/2007/05/20/the-history-of-the-t-shirt-in-chapters/"T-shirts have gone through as many reincarnations as Madonna since their birth in World War I. American soldiers smitten with the cotton unmentionable worn
April 20, 2007
Among their collections, both created chic, simple little black dresses. Both used jersey at a time when it was not the staple fabric it is today, both appropriated clothes for sport as everyday wear…
February 21, 2007
Fashion is cyclical. Evolutionary, never revolutionary. In time, all trends once popular will reinvent and modernize themselves for another period, typically in fifteen to twenty year cycles.
Confessions of a Sassy Girl
December 1, 2006
I don’t know where I would be without the comfort of a magazine or two thrown somewhere within my proximity – my purse, my car, my bedroom floor. Who else would I turn to for anonymous advice?
November 24, 2006
There is none more infamous than Marie Antoinette. Her spirit has been resurrected by Sofia Coppola’s new film Marie Antoinette which documents the Queen’s rise and tragic fall.
October 2, 2006
Though she stood at just four feet and eleven inches, Evelyn Dubrow’s beliefs towered over a nation. A relentless and powerful activist she began her career in the 1930’s during the Spanish Civil War handing out flyers in downtown Manhattan.
The Works of Geoffrey Beene
September 6, 2006
What would a down home son of Louisiana know about fashion? Apparently, Geoffrey Beene knew a lot that the world didn’t when it came to fashion. Originally intending to go (More...)
The Little Black Dress
July 11, 2006
Ah, the little black dress, it has a whole list of books named after it, a yearly charity gala, a CD, and an entry in wikipedia . Type “Little Black (More...)
Retrospective: Pierre Cardin
June 1, 2006
You’ve seen his work: the collarless Beatles’ suits, bubble skirts, long gowns slit to the thigh, opaque hose and the space age catsuit dresses and body stockings can all be (More...)