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3 Fashion Exhibitions You Must See @ London and Berlin (Part II)

A continuance to the last story, in the V&A museum in London, you will also find what all girls love the most – SHOES! Shoes: Pleasure and Pain June 13 2015 – January 2016 The exhibition showcases over 200 pairs of shoes from around the globe, from what the king wore in the historic ages to contemporary designer shoes nowadays and even showcasing the very rare exhibits from famous shoe wearer and collectors. The curation of the exhibition not only show us the cultural significance of shoes, but also takes us through What shoes symbolises or means  through Transformation, Status, Seduction, Creation and Obsession. This is the r...
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The Lost Art – Calligraphy

Always love receiving handwritten calligraphy letters and invitations, it is surely a rare treat, and it makes everything seem special. “Fantastically decorative..with great swoops, and long, arching but delicate loops demonstrating alphabets, flourishes, and inspirational sentences” – The Complete Engraver”  From personal letters and notes, thank you notes, invitation cards, dinner placement cards, to monogram. A form of history & heritage, an elegant & gracious art of communication, that tells who you are, a social etiquette, for those who love everything fine & proper, and personalised, like me.  I was so excited whe...
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“The Staircase” – Chanel @ Paris

A visit to 31 Rue Cambon. The first arrondissement of Chanel. Mademoiselle Coco Chanel’s apartment and studio. The apartment where she spend most of her time, where she worked and entertained friends, but never slept one night in. Where we see the ever so iconic staircase , “The Staircase” Mademoiselle would check on all the models before they walk down the staircase at her shows. Maybe this was where she said: “Keep your heels, head and standards high” – Coco Chanel “Mademoiselle was famous for watching the défilé (show), sitting out of sight on the stairs and observing the crowd’s reaction through the kaleidoscopic m...
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