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Eye On Design: Dress, Lavie By Claude Kameni

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In her designs, Claude Kameni (b. 1994) uses fabrics often referred to as African wax prints. These vividly colored and densely pattern textiles, which having enduring history of popular use in West and Central Africa, originally inspired by batik, or wax resist, cloth from Indonesia. Continue reading Eye On Design: Dress, Lavie By Claude Kameni

Reinvent Your Style With These Simple Outfit Ideas

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Fashion is all about expressing yourself. It’s a way to show the world who you are, without saying a word. What you wear can tell a lot about your personality, and fashion is a great way to showcase your unique style.

There are so many different types of fashion out there, and it’s always changing. What’s popular one day might be out of style the next. That’s part of what makes fashion so interesting – you never know what’s going to come next.
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Eye On Design: May Queen Dress from Midsommar

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In the 2019 Folk Horror film Misommar,  the May Queen Dress is worn by lead character Dani (played by Florence Pugh) in the story’s intense concluding sequences. The elaborate gown features 10,000 silk flowers, including forget-me-nots, sweet peas, and butter cups, and weighs 30 pounds.

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Eye On Design: Mao Zedong Dress By Vivienne Tam

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Vivienne Tam has often explored her Chinese heritage through fashion. Her spring 1995 collection, made with artist Zhang Hongtu, featured satirical images of Mao Zedong, formal chairman of the Communist Party of China.

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Eye On Design: Christian Francis Roth, Crayon Dress

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Humor: That quality in an expression of ideas which appeals to a sense of the ludicrous or absurdly incongruous; a comic or amusing quality.

Christian Francis Roth brings both wit and flawless workmanship to his designs; as  Roth himself noted, without quality the humor of his fashions would fall flat.

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