Fashion Archeology

  • The 1920’s evening bag

    I want to dedicate this post to this fashion accessory: The 1920’s evening bag. An evening bag is a handbag which…

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  • Cultural fashion

    I want to share some pictures of my Cultural Fashion board on Pinterest. Just photos, let’s take a trip through…

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  • Luisa Casati: “A living work of art”

    “I want to be a living work of art”- she said Luisa Casati  (1881-1957) was an Italian heiress, femme fatale, socialite and artist’s…

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  • The bomber jacket

    We wanted it back… and they are back! It is a trend for 2016-2018 and you can see them in every…

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  • Barbara Hulanicki and the Biba style

    ‘Biba‘ label was started by Barbara Hulanicki, a fashion designer and illustrator born in Warsaw in 1936, who moved to…

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  • Elsa Schiaparelli, the great eccentric

    Everyone knows Coco Chanel, but a very few know her great rival Elsa Schiaparelli, a fabulous fashion designer from Italy.…

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  • The perfect fabric: Assuit, Asyut, Tulle bi telli…

    How many times have you desired an old Assuit panel in your wardrobe? Today I’ll tell you a little bit about this…

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  • We want it back: 1920 Egyptian revival jewelry

    We’re not worried because we know it’ll be right back! Fortunately, the Egyptian revival jewelry trend returns every few decades. This topic is…

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  • We want it back! African trade beads

    If you are a super fan of antique ornaments like me, I’m sure you were interested in African trade beads.…

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  • We want it back: 1920. Rolled stockings!

    The 20s were a time of change and a total generation gap. The World War I is over but social mourning…

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