Category Archive: Fashion

Better Counseling through Costume Books

People rarely ask me for advice, but if they did, I’d be ready!  (At least as long as they limited their questions to the area of recommendations on costume history books.  And I… Continue reading

So I Was THIS CLOSE to Amal, Anna, Beyonce…

… as well as Kirsten, Penelope, and Taylor. Okay, it was actually just their gowns, but that’s good enough for me. Museum of Fine Arts Houston is hosting the exhibition, “The Glamour and… Continue reading

Theatre de la Mode Dolls at Maryhill Museum

Last week I got to go with my husband to a conference in Seattle, and afterward we had two days to see some of Washington’s other sights.  I could have had a difficult… Continue reading

Creativity Triumphs – Theatre de la Mode

In the closing days of WWII in France, couturiers in Paris created an exhibit which would both “show the continuing vitality of the fashion industries” and raise money for war relief.  After the… Continue reading

What We’ll Be Wearing Next Year

So I was on Getty Images looking for some historic photos, when my eye was caught by an actual current event.  It is Fashion Week in China, and apparently all the industry-related universities… Continue reading