How it was kept a secret…Kate Middleton’s Dress

This information is unreal to me! Supposedly insiders are reporting that the lace-makers at the Royal School of Needlework and Alexander McQueen seamstresses were told their work was for a MOVIE! Their was no elaboration after that point. 

The dress was constructed then inside Buckingham Palace by Sarah Burton and a small group of helpers who were signed to secrecy.

Who ever asked about the dress had to DENY it every single time. I find this super fascinating.

A little Art and Culture…Ai Weiwei, detained but proceeding


12 Heads Do the Talking for a Silenced Artist


Librado Romero/The New York Times

Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, at the Pulitzer Fountain outside the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, features 12 animal heads in cast bronze.

Published: May 4, 2011

A little Art and Culture…The Huntington adds 2 new 20thC American Artworks

Huntington is adding two 20th century works to its American art holdings

For the next two weeks, the works will be on view in the Rotthenberg Loggia of the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art. The pipe organ screen will be removed for conservation treatment, and the Lawson soon will be incorporated into the permanent galleries

Fashion News…Hermes and Gaultier’s Fashion House

Herm’s Is Selling Its Stake in Gaultier’s Fashion House

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Published: May 3, 201

Jean-Paul Gaultier, right, with the model Farida Khelf

Did you know…Susan B. Anthony, Suffragette and Fashion Icon?

On Her Arm, a Symbol of Freedom

Published: May 4, 2011

THOUGH she has rarely been described as a style icon, the suffragist Susan B. Anthony was readily identifiable on her travels by her red shawl and alligator handbag. To her, a bag was not a fashion statement but a symbol of independence at a time when women were not allowed to enter into a contract or even open a bank account.

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