“Women of the world today dress alike. They are like so many loaves of bread. To be beautiful one must be unhurried. Personality is needed. There is too much sameness. The world seems only to have a desire for more of this sameness. To be different is to be alone.”
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Luisa Casati: “A living work of art”Read more
“I want to be a living work of art”- she said Luisa Casati (1881-1957) was an Italian heiress, femme fatale, socialite and...
Meanwhile in Menorca…Read more
This summer I spent my days in the North of Spain but meanwhile, in Menorca, Meri Santos was receiving...
Barbara Hulanicki and the Biba styleRead more
‘Biba‘ label was started by Barbara Hulanicki, a fashion designer and illustrator born in Warsaw in 1936, who moved...
Badia Masabni, a true pioneerRead more
During the 19th century, there were two types of dancers in Egypt: the ghawazee, who danced outdoors in the...
Elsa Schiaparelli, the great eccentricRead more
Everyone knows Coco Chanel, but a very few know her great rival Elsa Schiaparelli, a fabulous fashion designer from...
Cadmium Rose, an alternative couture lineRead more
Nur is a Spanish fashion designer and the founder of Cadmium Rose -an alternative couture line. And let me tell...
Lidiya Litvyak, a rebellious and romantic womanRead more
This exceptional woman has inspired me in many ways, her determination and courage will lead you to become a better...
Sarah Bernhardt: The queen of dramaRead more
Sarah Bernhardt was the first global superstar, with huge fan crowds in Europe and America. Mark Twain said: “There...
Masako Katsura: First Lady of BilliardsRead more
Masako Katsura (1913–1995) was a real exceptional woman. She was one of the best carom billiards player in the...