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Aug 16

Chaise Lounging Around

Under the moniker of Horst P. Horst, German born Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann would photograph the beau monde and Parisian café society of the interwar years. The year Horst would meet Gabrielle Chanel, he took the most memorable and well-known photograph of the fashion designer’s life; an image that came to typify the ...

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Aug 15

The Imperial Crown

According to imperial dress codes under the Qing Dynasty, court officials and bureaucrats would don required red caps known as “Rites Hat.” Two styles of the hat were worn, the Nuan Mao and the Liang Mao, the former reserved for summer, consisting of a conically shaped red cap and the latter worn during winter featuring ...

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Aug 14

Under Lock and (Piano) Key

Music is a frequent source of inspiration for designers and is often manifested quite literally through music notes, F-holes and piano keys. In 1985, Karl Lagerfeld looked to the monochromatic piano when designing a cocktail dress for Chanel which featured panels of black silk “piano keys” appliquéd onto a white pouf ...

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Aug 12

Tower Above Them All

In 1939, Erwin Blumenfeld photographed a reportedly unharnessed Lisa Fonssagrives whose Lucien Lelong dress billowed in the winds atop the Eiffel Tower. The location for the French Vogue photo shoot was strategic, chosen in celebration of the monument’s fiftieth anniversary. Soon after Blumenfeld’s photograph, the ...

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Aug 09

Moved to Tiers

A precursor to the contemporary crop of limited edition, collectable publications, La Gazette du Bon Ton, or the Journal of Good Taste, boasted hand-colored fashion plates and exclusive designer features at the steep annual subscription fee of 100 francs per year for the monthly publication. Along with the designs of ...

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