Tag Archives: Vogue

Guest Post: Fashion’s Other Grace: In Defense of Ms. Mirabella

By Cary O’Dell Next to “wearable” and “practical,” her name might be the two most controversial words in fashion today.  When it is spoken—if it is spoke at all—it’s often whispered.  Such is the still lingering pall over her. Her. … Continue reading

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Foundations in Vogue:1953-1963

The third post in the series of Fashion Photography. Read Landis Lee’s post on the innovative street photographer Edward Linley Sambourne  and Kathryn Squitieri’s post on street-style fashion photography before 1920. By Larissa Shirley King Foundation garments are functional undergarments, which mold … Continue reading

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The Art of Fashion Illustration

This is a guest post by Lucinda Bounsall, fashion writer at farfetch.com Throughout the 1900s everything from pencil and ink drawings to paintings and screen prints graced the front covers of some of the world’s most well renowned and revered fashion … Continue reading

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

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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Fashion in Black & White- Part IV, Graphics

This is the last and final part of the special four-parts post Fashion in Black & White. In the past three weeks, I have attempted to show that the combination of black and white is a theme most, if not all, … Continue reading

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Uniformed Individuality: Military-Inspired Fashion of the 1980s (Part II)

Last week I tried to show that although it is easy to see the direct influence of military on 1940s fashion, uniform-inspired fashion was not necessarily carried into the 1980s simply as part of a 1940s retro. While designers of the 1980s … Continue reading

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