Fashion Archeology

  • 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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  • We want it back: Memento Mori jewelry

    “Carpe Diem …. Memento mori” or in other words, “Seize the moment … remember that you will die”. It is...

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  • We want it back: Steel Cut Jewelry

    What is steel cut jewelry? Well, not such easy as steel…since it became a style of making jewelry that was...

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  • Erté, the Art Deco genius

    Erté (French pronunciation of his initials R and T) is the pseudonym of the Russian artist Romain de Tirtoff. He...

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