Really nifty way to create a personalised dress form when making clothes for yourself – or for a regular client. I like that it's an analogue method. Before the advent of tape measures, tailors would measure their clients with specially notched strips of paper, which they would then retain for a precise record of each client's body.
The Queen of style: The beautiful gowns and precious jewellery that have made the Queen the very image of royalty
London couturier Norman Hartnell was the man the Queen chose to dress her for all the pomp and circumstance of the special occasions in her life.
Boogie Nights and the Beginning of Disco
Anyone could tell you the “typical” disco traits: the synthesizer, the twirling ball, and the funky pants—but fewer know the true origins of disco, which emerged from the gay underground of New York.
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historical-nonfiction: “ Topless men were banned from the beaches of Atlantic City in New Jersey because the city didn’t want “gorillas on our beaches.” It wasn’t until 1937 when men finally won the...
40+ Outfits You Must Try
'Boyfriend jeans' are back this year, after getting their name when Katie Holmes wore her then-husband Tom Cruise's jeans to a Broadway rehearsal. The idea is to dress in a very ladylike way except for the jeans, to give the impression you've picked them up off some dude's bedroom floor. I find the style dispiriting as it implies a heterocentric sexual transaction that's made a woman the property of a man.
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Photographs have long been used to record special and unique moments - birthdays, weddings and the occasional selfie are all commonplace. But these next 30 photographs go beyond the norm - they encapsulate the mood, tone and values of yesteryear, a compelling account of the evolution of our value...
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LOOK: 'I'm Awesome-Shaped!'
As summer (slowly) approaches, we're inundated with articles about "how to dress for your body shape" and "the right bathing suit for your type." ...