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In a society where everyone looks the same and originality lacks in everyday life, I find it exciting to see diversity, variance in fashion

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Corduroy… It’s hot!

Corduroy is one of my all time favorite fabrics! It brings me back to when I was a kid where I owned several kick ass corduroy outfits. Loved my maxi dress (haven’t heard that word in a long time). Wore it to death. Or my orange elephant pants! I felt soooooooo groovy… I believe we […]

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We’re addicted to Fashion Brands

How did we come to this juncture in time where the public judges the quality of the product solely on the notoriety of the brand name? We have become obsessive compulsive brand addicts. It has gotten to the point where we would buy a knock-off just to say that we have a known BRAND!

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Take a Bow for the Bow tie…

Alexis Mabille discovered fashion at a very young age, attracted and inspired by fabrics, costumes, antique jewlery and museums he visited as a child. As a teenager, he would put together theatrical pieces as well as outfits for his friends and family. Graduating from Paris’ Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 1997, he undertook […]

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The End of the Pro Photographer? Or perhaps a New Business Model?

Selling Out and the Stock Photography Dilemma! Someone on a photography forum called Fred Miranda Forum, stated that a photographer sold their image for a cover of TIME Magazine for $30.  It was sold through a stock photography agency called iStockPhoto.  That is sadly unfortunate. It also represents the present state of affairs for many […]

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Fashion and Architecture

Fashion and Architecture Two of the most enduring remnants of society that feature as an evident and omni-present mirroring of society are the towering structures and  Architectural ruins of past civilizations and the clothing humanity wore throughout recorded and pre-recorded history. However what is also fascinating is that fashion like architecture and industrial design depend […]

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