This lustrous Taffeta Silk Dress (1940) with a zigzag motif was created by Mme. Jacques Worth, the wife of Charles Frederic Worth’s grandson Jacques. In the 20th century, the House of Worth continued its founder’s reinterpretation of historical styles in textile pattern and cut, and commissioned custom-made textiles from Lyonnaise manufacturers such as F. Ducharne Silk Company (1925 – 1940).
Throughout his decades-long career, Oscar De la Renta was renowned for his romantic eveningwear, which was characterized by sculptural shapes and saturated colors. Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia, designers who were appointed co-creative directors of the brand in 2016, have expressed a desire to capture the joie de vivre in De la Renta’s designs.
Continue reading Eye On Design: Oscar De La Renta, Embroidered Floral Mini Dress
Marc Jacobs described his spring/summer 2020 collection as a “celebration of life,” showcasing garments that express the joy of dressing up and embrace grand gestures. The collection conveyed optimism for the future, as well as an appreciation for the past.
Continue reading Eye On Design: Marc Jacobs’ Polychrome Silk Organza Dress
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
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 tomorrow. That’s part of what makes fashion so interesting – you never know what’s going to come next.
That trendy, brightly-colored dress you bought using a promo code from a site like Hey Discount? It soon might become nothing more than a song of the past. Still, this is not the whole story. Continue reading Reinvent Your Style With These Simple Outfit Ideas