Last goodbye to Madame Carven.

  Today the icon and benchmark for several generations of designers have been dismissed at the age of 105. She was helming her house from 1945 to 1993 and after 40 years designing couture and ready-to-wear with that Chic Parisian elegance she left the company. She was one of the most prominent female figures in […]

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Fashion Legacy: Valentino.

What have in common Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Marella Agnelli, Jayne Wrightsman, Sophia Loren, Princess Margaret or Jackie Kennedy? The answer is, VALENTINO. Valentino’s designs were comparatively traditional to the ones of his generation; he was not interested in boldness of experimental fashion, not at all… He focused in enhance women feminine shape by combine […]

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FASHION LEGACY: Rei Kawakubo

  Rei Kawakubo was born in Tokyo in 1942, the daughter of a senior academic at Keio University. She studied fine art (both Japanese and Western) at Keio and, after graduating in 1964, joined the advertising department of the Japanese chemical company Asahi Kasei, which produced acrylic fabrics. From 1967 she worked as a freelance fashion […]

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