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Epoca Fiorucci: in Praise of Irony

“Inspiration always comes from places where balance is disrupted.” - Elio Fiorucci Whoever was struck at least once by the lightning of inspiration knows how the Italian, Milan-based designer Elio Fiorucci has felt for most of his incredible life. Since he was very young, Elio was shy and quiet. As it often happens to the shy, his mind was exactly the opposite: colourful and intense. His first journey to London was crucial for him - it's like pouring gasoline ...


The Secret Garden: Vintage Floral Dresses

  Japanese artist Toshiro Kawase said: “the whole universe is contained within a single flower”. In other words, just looking at a flower can open our horizons of beauty - going beyond mere aesthetics. If you think about it, flowers have been a recurring subject in art and fashion since the beginning of time. Today, our Instagram feeds are blooming with petals and buds, nymphs decorated from head to toe dancing to club music at Coachella. However, looking at ...


How to Shop for Vintage Eyewear

    It's the first thing people see on you. Eyewear is your best introduction to the world when you go out in the morning, both in winter and in summer. It's more than an accessory - it's an essential, reasoned piece of your wardrobe you need to select and buy with particular care and attention.  Why Choosing Vintage EyewearThere are so many options for sale, but very few are just as special as authentic vintage eyewear ...


How to Style Snapbacks

    Nothing like a baseball cap, otherwise said snapback, turns a plain, impersonal look into the perfect subject for a streetstyle picture.    What's a Snapback Cap?A snapback cap is a sporty cap initially conceived for baseball players, with a visor and an adjustable fastening on the back. At the very beginning, it was merely a functional accessory: in 1860, Brooklyn Excelsior baseball team used to wear it to protect the eyes from the sun ...


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Epoca Fiorucci - History, Culture and Fun Facts about Fiorucci “Inspiration always comes from places where balance is disrupted.” - Elio Fiorucci Whoever was struck at least once by the lightning of inspiration knows how the Italian, Milan-based designer Elio Fiorucci has felt for most of his incredible life. Since he was very young,
The Secret Garden: Vintage Floral Dresses   Japanese artist Toshiro Kawase said: “the whole universe is contained within a single flower”. In other words, just looking at a flower can open our horizons of beauty - going beyond mere aesthetics. If you think about it, flowers have been a recurring subject in
How and Why Shopping for Vintage Eyewear,Types of Frames and Facts - A.N.G.E.L.O.     It's the first thing people see on you. Eyewear is your best introduction to the world when you go out in the morning, both in winter and in summer. It's more than an accessory - it's an essential, reasoned piece of your wardrobe you need to select and buy
Vintage 1990s Snapback Caps - A.N.G.E.L.O.   Nothing like a baseball cap, otherwise said snapback, turns a plain, impersonal look into the perfect subject for a streetstyle picture.   [[Table_of_content]] What's a Snapback Cap? A snapback cap is a sporty cap initially conceived for baseball players, with a
Luxury Designer and Cult Vintage Silk Ties A survey from 2011 showed that a man wearing suit and tie is considered much more attractive by women. Another poll from 2014 stated that 63% of news viewers feel more reassured when watching a anchormen wearing the tie. Studies generally agree that men wearing a tie are
Vintage Designer and Atelier Wedding Dresses [[Table_of_content]] "Times are hard for dreamers", said a character from the enigmatic French movie Amélie. Times are hard indeed for those who still dream of tasting the exquisite beauty of certain moments - falling in love, spending lazy afternoons in the summer with
Original Vintage Loden Coats and Capes from the 1970s   [[Table_of_content]] What's loden? Loden wool is a fabric created by farmers from the areas of Tyrol and Alto Adige in Northern Italy in the Middle Age. Rough wool is worked until it becomes water-resistant, warm and sturdy. The loden wool is ideal to design
Vintage Evening Dresses and Accessories for New Year's Eve "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."- Ralph W. Emerson, Philosopher New Year's resolutions: be yourself. Don't follow the crowd. Do what you love and don't listen to what other people
History and Details of Herm├Ęs Birkin Bag Hermès Birkin is not a bag, it's a work of art. Some may think it's a daring statement: however, if you're eager to know why recent surveys show that this iconic fashion gem is a better investment than gold or stocks, here is how and why Birkin turned into a status
Missoni - History of Knitwear, Vintage Sweaters and Cardigans I believe happiness is in the small things, those that count only for you and the people you love. - Ottavio Missoni [[Table_of_content]] Ottavio and Rosita: from Love to Business For the Missonis, family and culture are priceless values. This true-born