"Beauty as Duty" Exhibit at MFA

Last weekend, the university hosted a trip the the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. There were two exhibits I wanted to see especially–“Figure/Fabric/Fantasy”: Selections from the Jean S. Frederic A Sharf Collection of Fashion Drawing and “Beauty as Duty”: Textiles and the Home Front in WWII Britain. Other exhibits at the MFA include “Silver, […]

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Fashion Documentaries … On Netflix?!

When I think of Netflix, I think of the service having television shows and movies that are too old to be called recent and too recent to be called old. In other words, I deemed Netflix as a waste of time, because I already saw those movies on HBO or Cinemax. As for television shows, […]

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Reading Aloud: Diana Vreeland

Diana VreelandWritten by Eleanor Dwight Up to this point, I did not know who Diana Vreeland actually was. It is sinful, I know. After reading many fashion biographies and articles, I had the impression she was a model. I was not entirely wrong with this impression–she had in fact modeled ¬†for one Harper’s Bazaar shoot […]

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Fashion Reading List Winter 2011

Media Credit: xaxor.com Now that the fall semester is finally over, it’s time to catch up on some fashion reading. There are a lot of books that have been released, the most exciting are the Christian Louboutin and Dior Couture pieces. I left the PDFs on fashion branding in the dorm, but I plan on […]

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