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3 Sep

The united colours of Iris Apfel

Iris meets INC
“Rare Bird “, “ Geriatric Starlet” or “Accidental Icon?” Yes, it’s just Iris Apfel. Let’s add that she is  “The World’s Oldest Living Teenager” and “Independent Thinker”, too. This lovely lady has no rules because she would only break them.  She is sure that the fashion police will not put her in jail. I’m not a pastel person! Iris is easily-recognazible with her bold and eclectic style.  Apfel’s  fashion toys are oversized glasses, jewelry and layers of  happy and bright colors.  “I’m not a pastel person! Pastels make me nervous. I could never be like my mother because she never had a hair out of place! She got up in the morning and she looked like she just stepped out of a Chicago...
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16 Apr

Haute Couture – Wearable Pieces of Art

“Haute Couture consists of secrets whispered from generation to generation, If, in ready-to-wear, a garment is manufactured according to standard sizes, the haute couture garment adapts to any imperfection in order to eliminate it” says Yves Saint Laurent. It’s very responsible to say “I do couture”. As Tim Gunn highlights “you have to be licensed by the government of France to do couture”. But is it true? The laws of Fashion In 1921 The French press created PAIS ( L’Association de Protection des Industries Artistiques Saisoinnieres) to protect couture designs from being copied. To ensure the copyright of the designers, photographs were taken of their pieces. They were placed on a mannequin and shot from the front, back and side as evidence....
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