Monthly Archives: November 2010

Some of my own… My fashion illustrations

I just thought I would share some of my illustrations that I made over Thanksgiving break. I hope you enjoy them!

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Behind the Seams…Saint Laurent, Yves

Saint Laurent, Yves. 1936- 2008. Designer. Born in Oran, Algeria. He began studying at the age of 17 in Paris. Here Saint Laurent entered a competition sponsored by the International Wool Secretariat and won first prize for his cocktail dress. Shortly … Continue reading

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My picks from Polyvore…The classic Flat

A flat is such a wonderful shoe. It is a blessing in disguise for me. I work in a place where sometimes I have to run quickly to save a media shot that is happening. Flats make this possible. I’ve … Continue reading

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Behind the Seems…more on Vionnet

Cutting fabric on the bias is the name given to the technique for cutting cloth diagonal to the grain of the fabric enabling it to cling to the body while moving with the wearer. Many of Vionnet’s designs are highly influenced … Continue reading

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Holiday spirit? Dress up your shoe with….

Really?  So the site lists the product as what is written below. At least they come in fun options! http://www.theheelcondoms.com/ Condom-like covers that let you play dress up with your shoes. These fit any stiletto type heels be they medium … Continue reading

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Get to know…Lauraamiss on Etsy.com

Lauraamiss is a artist that is originally from London but currently lives in Amesterdam in the Netherlands. She graduated in Textiles from Goldsmiths College at the University in London in 2003.  After graduating she moved to Amesterdam and started working … Continue reading

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Best deals for cyber Monday…According to Forbes

Check out the link below. What do you think? Do these seem like good deals? http://shopping.yahoo.com/articles/yshoppingarticles/469/10-cyber-monday-steals/

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Behind the Trend…Oxford Bags

I honestly thought this was a actual bag! But after further research I found out that Oxford Bag, Baggy trousers worn by undergraduates at Oxford University, England, in the 1920’s. The hem measured approximately 20 inches (50 cm) wide and was cuffed. … Continue reading

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Behind the Trend… Nylon

Nylon is a generic term for a manufactured  fibre in which the fibre-forming substance is any long chain synthetic poly amide which recurring amide groups. Nylon was discovered by Dr. Wallace H. Carothers and Du Pont Company of Delaware, USA. The company … Continue reading

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Behind the trend… The Juliet Cap

A Juliet cap is a small round cap which fits snugly on top of the head. The cap is typically made of an open-weave fabric that is usually decorated with pearls or semi-precious stones. The cap was popularized by actress … Continue reading

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