FASHION

The Chatelaine: a Handy Jewel hanging from the Waist

The Chatelaine was neither a jewel, an accessory nor an house object but actually a mixture of all these elements: a wonderful addiction to the female outfit and at the same time…

The Tête-à-tête Sofas: Love Coaches from the Victoria Era

The “tête-à-tête” sofas, literally “head to head” in French, are coaches or better couple of coaches created by the union of two armchairs which are counterposed. They are also known with many…

The Pannier: the Trend from the 1700 with 2 m of Diameter

Fashion and comfort have always been two concept that cannot find a middle ground in real life. It seems that elegance, charm and sensuality have always asked in every historical period for…

Fashion Victims: when Fashion Does Kill

Evening dresses dyed with arsenic, hats made with mercury, crinolines highly flammable. These and others are the contents of the book “Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present” written by…

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