04.12.2018 Heels. History of the most ordinary things

Heels. History of the most ordinary things

Heels At the present time, shoes with heels are an essential component of a woman’s wardrobe.  Shoes with heels are worn to various important meetings, social events, parties, and dates.  However, the original role of shoes with heels was intended to be different. It would appear that no-one really knows for sure who exactly invented […]

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12.09.2018 History of Style. Colour does matter: white

History of Style. Colour does matter: white

White clothing has always been associated with the future.  The society of the future is often depicted in white tones and people of the future are depicted suspiciously resembling ancient Grees in white togas.  White futuristic costumes, white long gowns down to the floor, white robes, and splendid white plastic armour – all these are […]

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07.08.2018 Needles. History of the most ordinary things - VINTADEFINITA

Needles. History of the most ordinary things

Needles. History of the most ordinary things Humans learnt to sew clothes a lot earlier than they learnt to build their  dwellings. Although it would be more correct to say that primitive people’s first clothes were rather constructed than sewed. The process of constructing a “going out” costume 20 thousand years ago looked approximately like […]

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05.08.2018 History of Style. Colour does matter: blue

History of Style. Colour does matter: blue

The colour blue in all cultures always signified always the same thing: peacefulness, life, and serenity. In ancient Egypt, the colour blue symbolized initially truth.  Mummies were wrapped in blue coloured clothing.  The wigs of gods, pharaohs, and queens were depicted on frescos of that time in blue.  Hierophants (priests) and rulers wore blue clothing.  […]

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23.03.2018 Style history - Women’s Business Suit

Style history – Women’s Business Suit

Style history – Women’s Business Suit The woman’s business suit emerged at the end of the 19th century, although it all started a little bit earlier.  Middle class women, having made space for themselves among men in intellectual work, or, more precisely, having won for themselves a small portion of the sector on proof that […]

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22.03.2018 Gloves. History Of The Most Ordinary Things

Gloves. History of the most ordinary things

Gloves. History of the most ordinary things The first gloves emerged in ancient Egypt a few thousand years ago.  They looked quite unusual.  They looked like small bags tied around the wrist.  Technically speaking, they weren’t gloves, but rather mittens.  Some time later, a section for the thumb appeared.  It is believed that it was predominantly […]

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