Tag Archive: Fashion

Links, Online Resources, and Updates

From Current Reading I came across this article in GQ, and I felt so sorry for the author — after several life-stressing events, he felt like he had lost his identity.   His solution? … 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

Design Advice from the Dress Doctors

I cannot adequately express how much I love this book — The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish. Author Linda Przybyszewski tells the story of the early 20th… Continue reading

3 Refreshing Documentaries

I watch a lot of documentaries and I love how easy it is to absorb information from them.  But although I pick up a lot of memorable facts, and sometimes gain a better… Continue reading

Hats for the Four Seasons

National Hat Day is coming up on January 15th, so I thought I’d inspire you to participate by showing some vintage hats.  I picked them up at different antique shops back in the… Continue reading

Textile Time Travel – the Middle Ages

It’s not often that we get the kind of bleak rainy weather we’ve had lately, so I’ve been glad for the excuse to stay inside and lose myself in some wonderful books and… Continue reading

Textile Trends Trivia – the Answers

Yesterday I gave a little pop quiz.  I’m a former teacher, I can do that.  Let’s go over the quiz and see how you did! Q 1) The French artist was named Trouvelot… Continue reading

A Perfect Christmas Eve

I’m home for a night between visits to relatives.  Tonight is just a quiet night to sit by the fire and catch “Shop Around the Corner,” and then step outside to look at… Continue reading