the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together — pants

for the love of pyjamas

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Who spends 3 hours starching and pressing Victorian through 1930s apparell and loves it? Me. I love the way something rumpled and creased is moved to crispness, the life breathed back into the garment. I love wondering about the last time the blouse or dress was treated with care and respect and believing that I've imparted a bit of my passion for each detail in a garment that will one day move on to a new life. I love the smell and the quiet and peace of it.   Today I hope to shoot all the pieces I starched, and...

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Manly Fashion

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Menswear influenced fashion throughout history but it wasn't until the 1930s that pants became an acceptable part of womens daily wear. Today we're looking at the male influence on womens wear over on the Facebook page!   Dorothea herself, my grandmother, rocking trousers in the late 1930s...   Unknown woman, 1930s....fantastic pleated pants!      Salvador Dali with Gala, matching trousers, 1930s     1940s woman in slacks and blouse....     Come on over to the FB page to see more!     

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