fashion history

  • Fancy Dress – Greek Costume Ideas for Drama, Carnival Floats & Olympic

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    The ancient Greek civilization played an important role in western civilization and a look at the Greek costumes for use on different occasions Along with the roman civilization, the Greek civilization played an important role in...
  • 1969 Wedding – Mini Wedding Dress

    by - Aug 29, 2014
    Fashion keeps evolving over a period of time, and the fashion trends, especially for women at their weddings in 1969 are obtained from photos and magazines. The late 1960s were a turbulent period in world history,...
  • Fashion: History’s shocking styles

    by - Aug 27, 2014
    Though many consider todays young men and women to be extremely vain, there have been many widely adopted fashion styles which were shocking to most people. Most large fashion capitals of the world like London have...
  • True Beauty Icon: Max Factor Celebrates 100 Years of Glamour

    by - Aug 26, 2014
    Iconic looks have been obtained in the movies with the cosmetic products created by the max factor. Biggest stars in the Hollywood’s golden era including Judy garland, jean Harlow and Marlene Dietrich also used the makeup...
  • Fashion Trends of the Mid 1960s

    by - Aug 20, 2014
    The mid 1960s were known for their very distinctive fashion style, which include cut outs, black and white, geometric patterns, and pop art. The mid 1960s had some very distinct and unique fashion patterns which earned...
  • History Behind The Top Fashion Department Stores

    by - Aug 18, 2014
    Like many American cities in the south, Louisville had a number of Department and clothing Stores which were part of the local culture but no longer exist. Louisville in the Deep South had a number of...
  • INSPIRATION: 1905 CORSETS

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    At the beginning of twentieth century, corsets were extensively used by women to enhance their figures and some 1905 corset patterns are discussed. The natural figure of women depends to a very large extent on their...
  • Fashion Influences in 1980’s

    by - Aug 5, 2014
    The 1980’s were characterized by the booming economy, greed, power women at the workplace and the fashion trends of this era reflected this. After the hippy culture of the 1960’s and before the violence and wars...
  • New Romantics 1980s Fashion History

    by - Aug 5, 2014
    The New Romantics 1980s Fashion was a revival of historical fashion trends, involving use of dressing styles, fabrics and materials of historical eras. The New Romantics 1980s Fashion trends were born out of the resentment for...
  • Remembering the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

    by - Jul 28, 2014
    Philip Seymour Hoffman was well known as a competent character actor but his potrayal of the writer Truman Capote cemented his reputation as a great actor. Though he was well known as a competent character actor...
  • The New York Fashion Week : How it all began

    by - Jul 25, 2014
    Although plenty is written every season about the styles and fashions there is hardly any record of fashion shows. In pursuit of the latest trend, the fashion recorder forgets to chronicle the show itself, and, with...
  • A Brief History of Fashion Design: From the Classical to the Hippie Look

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    We look at the evolution of fashion design from the times of Mad King George to the Psychedelic Seventies. Some of the iconic designs from histories are listed described below 1800 -1837: Late Georgian Era This...
  • French Fashion Dolls in History

    by - Jul 14, 2014
    French fashion has always been widely admired throughout the world, and French fashion dolls were used to convey the latest styles worldwide. France in general, and Paris in particular is considered to be the fashion capital...
  • 20th Century Royal Fashion History – H.R.H Princess Anne The Princess

    by - Jul 8, 2014
    Like all members of the royal family, H.R.H Princess Anne The Princess Royal has been a celebrity whose appearance and style sense has always been under scrutiny. As the daughter of Queen Elizabeth, Her Royal Highness...
  • Origin of Hat Wearing

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    Hats have been worn for centuries by mankind in different countries, the history of hats give a glimpse of the evolution of this fashion accessory The head is one of the most important parts of the...