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16 Iul

A HISTORY OF THE FASHION TURBAN

Since its arrival in the West at the end of the 17th century, the turban has been worn by women, both as an expression of glamour and as a way to keep hair in check. See how the traditional head wrap has evolved over the centuries to become one of fashion's most alluring statement accessories. The turban has long been worn for necessity as protection from sun and sand in the desert in addition to an important part of their religious costume. The forehead is always left exposed so that it may touch the ground during times of prayer and bowing. The colors and fabric ranges in accordance to class, education, religion, and occasion. For example, pink is associated with Spring...
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4 Feb

WHAT’S NEW?

Hey dears! Today I'm excited because this is my first interview, stay tuned, from now on more will come. Beyond this, I present you a lovely woman and a good friend of mine - Stefania Voia. I admire Stefania for her skills as a business woman, she is the owner at Quoi de Neuf store (Baneasa Shopping City), I could say more in this caption but I'm gonna let the interview flow.Carmen - Why did you choose to start a fashion business?Stefania - Here I have broken an important rule: I've mixed business and pleasure. I have also chosen it because I like playing with womanliness and fashion does express it very well. This is a vast domain and when you...
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17 Ian

Spring 2013 Trend Reports

THE ART OF CONTRASTSeen at Marck Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, Jil Sander and Celine, back-to-basics black and white looked right after seasons of brights, prints, and over-the-top embellishment.VEILED LOOKSRoberto Cavalli, Reed Krakoff, and Haider Ackermann, among others, adopted new transparency measures, using featherweight, sheer materials like silk chiffon, organza and mousseline.COLLAGE DEGREEAny which way you splice it, Spring's message was multilayered, courtesy of patchworks of exotic skins at Proenza Schouler, and mash-ups of patterns and textures at Rodarte, Derek Lam and Thakoon.EVERY FLOUNCE COUNTSDesigner reclaimed the ruffle this season: Deep frills edged necklines at Gucci and Givenchy, while thigh-high slits of skirts at Balenciaga were flounced flamenco-style.ALPHA FEMALESFrom the boardroom to Le Bain, the power suit is Spring's power player. Olivier...
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