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The Trench Trend - History and Facts

  Humans' most natural skill is finding always the bright side in everything. Take autumn: even in those gloomy, dark and rainy days we are able to enjoy the little pleasures. One of them is finally wrapping yourself into a classy trench. A trench is a raincoat with a belt, neither too light nor too heavy, ideal for the autumn and spring temperatures that open to chilled walks outside and slow after-work cocktails in the city. Its exquisite craftsmanship and comfort ...


Call Me 80s - 1980s Vintage Clothing

  Take these ingredients: a handful of political changes, a bit of economic growth, several social issues and much, much music. You will get this explosive mixture: the Eighties, the most revolutionary, crazy and creative decade in history.  1980s: Expressing Yourself is FashionableMore than any other decade, the Eighties push personal creativity and self-expression to their limits. These years are the perfect scenario for a sophisticated network of eclectic artists, ...


New In: Vintage Kimonos

Kimonos (which literally means a “thing to wear” or better “dress”) is a traditional Japanese garment. With a T-shape and a neat and clean design, it reaches to the ankles and features long collar and sleeves. It is secured with a wide belt tied at the back called “obi”. Kimonos: binding fabrics and cultureThe history of kimono is closely linked to the development of Japanese textiles and weaving techniques. In fact, its main distinctive feature is that ...


50s-ummer lovers - Vintage Beachwear

 “On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.” - Christian Dior  Elegant, yet cheerful and light-hearted. Fifties fashion could be summed up like this. After the war, men and women are left with the scars of sacrifice, deprivation and extreme poverty and long for beauty, luxury and wealth. With advertisement and cinema, “objects” become essential to gain a wealthy status symbol. People ...


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The Trench Trend - History and Facts   Humans' most natural skill is finding always the bright side in everything. Take autumn: even in those gloomy, dark and rainy days we are able to enjoy the little pleasures. One of them is finally wrapping yourself into a classy trench. A trench is a raincoat with a belt,
Call Me 80s - 1980s Vintage Clothing   Take these ingredients: a handful of political changes, a bit of economic growth, several social issues and much, much music. You will get this explosive mixture: the Eighties, the most revolutionary, crazy and creative decade in history.  1980s: Expressing Yourself is
New In: Vintage Kimonos Kimonos (which literally means a “thing to wear” or better “dress”) is a traditional Japanese garment. With a T-shape and a neat and clean design, it reaches to the ankles and features long collar and sleeves. It is secured with a wide belt tied at the back called
50s-ummer lovers - Vintage Beachwear “On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.” - Christian Dior Elegant, yet cheerful and light-hearted. Fifties fashion could be summed up like this. After the war, men and women are left with the scars of
New In: Invicta Backpacks Any grown-up or kid who was born and raised during the 1990s knows what "Invicta" is. This brand was founded in 1906 in the United Kingdom and started producing sacks for the navy and jute bags. In 1926, a Turin-based Italian craftsman takes over the company and soon attracts
Chanel Bags: Dreams to Wear   Some moments are unforgettable. Like when you glance excitedly at your grandmother's drawers, where deluxe accessories are mysteriously kept with care. Among these, some lucky ones among you will most likely find a Chanel bag. Coco Chanel, the founder of the Maison, had that
New In: Levi's Recycled Skirts The mini skirt became a mass clothing piece in the 1960s thanks to London-born fashion designer Mary Quant and represented an authentic sign of emancipation for women, turning into a symbol of limitless freedom even in Haute Couture. Mini skirts are closely related to jeans,
Camouflage: from the origins to fashion   The dual function of clothing: stand out from the others or, on the contrary, uniformity and disguising with the mass. This dual function is also found in the uniforms of military armies. At the beginning of the twentieth century the uniforms were very colorful to recognize the
Stripes in fashion: the origin   In the story, stripes have taken on different meanings, and with them, the people who wore them. They have been marked by prejudices since the Middle Ages, associating them with evil, the devil. When quoting the book as "the devil's fabric" as a source, it tells very
Jeans: an american legend   Jeans have been the most iconic garments of the XX century. The early models date back to the XIX century, in America: originally, they used to be the work clothing for miners, railway workmen, farmers and coyboys. The first "denim pantaloons"