Monthly Archives: September 2012

Designer Highlight: Zoran

Have you heard of Zoran? No? One gets the feeling he prefers it that way. Zoran (pronounced ZOR-run) Ladicorbic, known by his first name, doesn’t advertise. He doesn’t have a biography on Oxford Art Online. He has no website to … Continue reading

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Our New Feature: Mystery Mondays

This is the first post of our new feature called Mystery Mondays. Every Monday morning we will post a new image and ask you to identify the persons, place, or objects within it.  If you think you know,  add your … Continue reading

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Guest Post- War in Conflict: World War I, Haute Couture and the Fashionable Body (Part II)

By Katy Conover  Katy Conover is currently working as a research assistant at the Victoria & Albert Museum on the upcoming “Hollywood Costume” exhibition. She received her MA from the RCA/V&A program in History of Design. Her current research focus on early … Continue reading

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Then & Now

(left) Gwili Andre, 1932. Photograph: Cecil Beaton. (right) Kate Moss at the Ritz, Paris. Photographer: Tim Walker, Styling: Grace Coddington. Scanned from Vogue, April, 2012.

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Guest Post: Lagerfeld’s Questionable Legacy

By Cary O’dell Cary O’Dell’s work has appeared on PopMatters.com, Thoughtcatalog.com and Wornthrough.com.  His book, “June Cleaver Was a Feminist!  Reconsidering the Female Character of Early Television,” will be published in the fall by McFarland.  He works for the Library … Continue reading

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