Category - Fashion History

Goodbye Laura!

Unfortunately Laura Biagiotti, the Queen of cashmere, died.
Gracious and delicate woman, I was always struck by the composure she showed in every video interview.
Known worldwide for her interpretation of knitwear and white color, I wrote about her it in my very first article for the Vogue Encyclopedia dedicated to fashion designers and the colors which made them famous.

Laura Biagiotti in China - Ph: Archivio Corriere della sera

Laura Biagiotti in China – Ph: Archivio Corriere della sera

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Gianfranco Ferré and Maria Luigia: unexpected similarities

Ferré mostra Parma

Until January 15th there’s time to discover Gianfranco Ferré and Maria Luigia: unexpected similarities one of the most interesting and suggestive Italian fashion exhibitions of 2016, that does not take place in fashion capital like Milan, Florence, or Rome, but in Parma.

The exhibition is part of the initiatives for the bicentenary of the arrival in Parma of Duchess Maria Luigia of Habsburg-Lorraine, and it is combined with the exhibition Neoclassic on Michel Comte, in a whole project called Ferré and Comte / DETAILS. Great interpreters between fashion and art created by Alberto Nodolini and produced by Ankamoki.

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Forget Kim Kardashian, Matthäus Schwarz is the first selfie addicted

Move over dear fashion influencers and aspiring Kardashians! The first and only true fashionista in history is a German man with a serious job that allows him to earn a lot of money, an impeccable sense of style in imagining his outfits to get noticed and at 29 he wasn’t ashamed to pose naked showing (indeed, highlighting) all his imperfections. The name? Matthäus Schwarz.

Matthäus Schwarz - Aged 29 1:3, 8 days - On 1st July 1526 that-was-my-real-figure-from-behind-because-I-had-become-fat-and-large - Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris copiaKim Kardashian by Goude

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