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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 ...


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 attention for its professional and technical accessories, like ski gloves and hiking backpacs, creating modern, outstanding quality accessories. In 1933, Invicta first introduces a backpack with ...


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 proud attitude of women who lived and loved deeply. Her designs did not reflect silly snobberies or quiet bon ton, as much as the need for a pursuit of beauty in the everyday life. In fact, if an ...


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, which in the same period happened to turn from a working uniform of lower social classes to a universally cool fashion piece. Also designers "un-democratise" jeans by adding their ...


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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"
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