Balaclava

The balaclava is a type of hat created for protection against the cold. The Battle of Balaclava happened during the Crimean War in 1854 in the region of Balaclava. An entire British brigade was commanded to attack the Russian army, which largely outnumbered it, setting up a major historic event called the Charge of the […]

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Alix

Germaine Émilie Krebs, Alix or, as she became better known, Madame Grès was a designer born in Germaine Krebs in Paris on November 30, 1903. Her dream was to be a sculptor, but her family was against it and so she became interested for fashion and the making of clothes. Her first job in the […]

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