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Architecture

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Architecture

This new Gothic architecture inspired collection by Guo Pei is SO brilliant and gorgeous! I love the idea of using architecture design in fashion. Seems it's not something only recently done...scroll down for some older examples!        Henry Van de Velde was an architect and artist who was not satisfied with what society in the late 19th Century told him to do. He was born in Amberes, Belgium, and his designs helped launch the trend known as Art Nouveau these days. Besides be known for designing cottages and houses following the Art Nouveau modern trends, he also built museums, invented furniture and was one of...

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Sleeve Porn

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Sleeve Porn

  "King Louis XIV would stage elaborate ball after exquisite party after expensive festival and require luxurious attire at each one. The nobility wanted to remain within the higher circles, which were quickly congealing at the court of Versailles, because it was “believed that mere physical proximity to the monarch…would elevate them to a higher social level” and the king spent almost all of his time at court.[4] It was thus necessary to attend all the fashionable balls and festivities and spend outrageous amounts of money on new clothing. Eventually it was almost certain the courtier would fall into debt...

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Newness!

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Just a heads up that I've adjusted  the settings on the site so that within each category, the newest added items will come up first. Finally!    Shop the Spring Collection today- several new pieces and more coming this weekend!   

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A Separate Issue- a New Tops and Bottoms Collection!

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Work a little vintage into your wardrobe, whether you go all vintage or mostly modern! Lots of skirts and blouses and sweaters recently added and SO many more to come. Click below to see!         

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1970s. Designer. Fashion.

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Several new 1970s designer pieces added to the website last night- including Victor Costa and Diane Von Furstenburg. And a shocking piece gown w/ rhinestones that would kill at holiday parties! Click below to shop. 

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