6 articles

  • summer turbans
    Published : 03/02/2016 15:46:32 | Categories : Accessories , Costume history

    A few days ago, I revealed the new you Opian accessories; handmade and unique turbans. Today I introduce you to the second part of the capsule collection with colourful pieces, plain fabrics or [...]

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  • breton top
    Published : 05/07/2015 13:35:00 | Categories : Costume history , Inspiration

    Each spring, the white and blue striped knit reappears on the catwalks and in our wardrobes. The Breton top has become timeless in our closets since Gabrielle Chanel adapted the sailor underwear [...]

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  • famous swimwear
    Published : 10/14/2013 11:00:00 | 4 comments | Categories : Costume history , Swimwear

    The history of the swimsuit is not old, although frescoes were found in Italy showing two women wearing bands that strongly look like latter-day bikini, it dates only from the nineteenth [...]

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  • scrunchy
    Published : 05/08/2013 10:35:00 | 2 comments | Categories : Costume history

    Let's take a time travel and go back to the 80's and 90's, when scrunchies were the kings of our hairstyles ! This fabric, of all different colours and prints, warpped around an elastic has su [...]

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  • wig
    Published : 03/27/2013 13:09:00 | Categories : Costume history

    The wig is not recent, it was already present in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and the Middle Ages. During its history, it has been used more in the West than in the East. Since then, it comes [...]

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  • the oldest bra in the world
    Published : 08/09/2012 18:17:00 | Categories : Costume history

    In 2008, archaeologists from the University of Innsbruck have made an amazing discovery in the Austrian castle Lengberg that challenges the arguments supporting that the bra dates from the [...]

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