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    The Stripes: An All-Time Classic

    It’s Wednesday morning and I’m having what’s left from my cup of coffee. It’s time for the next Zoom meeting. As we all wait for everyone to tune it, I notice something peculiar. All of us women, including myself, wore a different version of a striped shirt. We did not arrange this beforehand. It’s not so weird at all! Here’s why: To this day the striped top is within the most popular pieces. There are SO many variations of it that they can make your head spin! The first iteration of Breton („from Brittany“) sweaters was designed with tightly knit local wool to protect fishermen from biting winds and water.…

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    12 Style Quotes From Big Names In Fashion

    During these self-isolating times, we can’t help but focus on ourselves more. We cannot go shopping outside, but we can play dress-up at home. This is a wonderful opportunity to develop and even rediscover our personal style. Get rid of what doesn’t suit our personality anymore. Also, pull out items we forgot we had and try to give them some more love. Can I just say – when was the last time when we weren’t constantly reminded to purchase a particular garment or any item in general? Trends have become such a significant part of our days (especially on social media). To be honest, they constantly make you feel out…

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    The Trench Coat – Then and Now

    The trench coat was originally developed as a sporting coat for the upper crust. During the First World War, the British War Office accepted the recognizable design by Thomas Burberry to become part of the soldiers’ uniform. Other brands, such as Aquascutum, also have a long-time history in producing trench coats. What Makes It So Recognizable? The classic version of this piece is double-breasted in a khaki color. It’s made from weatherproof gabardine with epaulets, a storm flap on one shoulder and storm pockets. When Did the Trench Become Popular? Soldiers couldn’t stop wearing it even after the war because of its practicality. Although there isn’t anything quite feminine about its…

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    Karl Lagerfeld – the Legend, which the World was Lucky Enough to Witness

    Nineteenth of February 2019 – the day when the world learned about Karl Lagerfeld’s death. The 85-year-old designer is famous for being fashion’s multitasker, the king of fashion and Kaiser Karl (a friendly nickname given by Vivienne Westwood). Well-known for his white ponytail, his dark sunglasses, leather fingerless gloves, and his controversial opinions. Karl has an impressive capability to notice the newest trends and has a never-ending desire to keep on creating. Every year he made 8 collections for Chanel, he worked on pret-a-porter collections for Fendi, as well as working on 3 different lines for his own brand (Karl Lagerfeld). Fanny Moisant, who is one of the creators of…

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    Clare Waight Keller – the designer who kept the biggest fashion secret of 2018

    May 19th 2018. A historical date for Clare Waight Keller’s career when it was finally revealed that she is the designer of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress. Everyone was not only impressed by the classic and modern elegance of the dressed, but also by the fact that the new creative director of Givenchy had kept the secret until the day of the wedding. She herself did all the fittings with the Duchess of Sussex. The dress took hundreds of hours to make. No one else in the Givenchy atelier, however, knew the identity of the bride. In 2017 Clare became creative director of the French fashion house, which was first opened in…