Augustabernard

Augusta Bernard was a French fashion designer born in Provence in 1886. She started her career by copying the dresses of other designers, and her first studio was in Biarritz, France. In 1922, she moved to Paris, where she opened her new studio on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and decided to merge her first and […]

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau (New Art in French) is an art school that took place during the second half of the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century, a period known in Europe as Belle Époque. The style is considered a full art style, as it covers several artistic areas such as architecture, furniture, decoration, […]

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Arrow

The Arrow brand became well known for its shirts with detachable collars and is the result of a number of company mergers, of which only the main ones will be mentioned here on the blog. The brand’s history begins when, in 1820, the detachable collar for men’s shirts was invented in the USA to make […]

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Fishnets

To talk about the history of fishnets it is necessary to talk about the history of stockings. The first record of the use of stockings comes from Mesopotamia, where they were used by soldiers and were made of cotton and wool to keep the cold away, with a seam on the back that made it […]

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Bustle

The bustle can be considered an evolution of the crinoline. It, like the crinoline, is a frame used to enlarge a woman’s hips, leaving the back or hips accentuated. The bustle came into fashion shortly after the end of the Franco-Prussian war in 1871, and was used until the 1880s, when it was replaced by […]

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