Dreaming with Dior

· Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the V&A · One can imagine that an exhibition on Christian Dior will serve up serious style and ladylike elegance. But one might not expect just exactly the immersive nature of an exhibition on Dior put on by the Musée de Arts Decoratifs and the Victoria and Albert … More Dreaming with Dior

Fashion Exhibition Bonanza

· 2019’s most anticipated fashion exhibitions* ·  *This post focuses on New York and London. In recent years, both museums and designers have taken note of the popular demand for fashion exhibitions. Attracting high numbers of visitors, they are an attribute to underfunded museums and also lend cultural currency to fashion houses through the association with the … More Fashion Exhibition Bonanza

Fashion Moment: Disney Princesses

It seems that no matter how feminist, progressive and independent we are, we simply can’t resist comparing celebrities (or ourselves) to Disney Princesses. Take today’s top stories on Vogue.com. Prominently featured is “10 Times Rihanna Was a Real-Life Disney Princess.” This is a common trope among fashion and celebrity media sites as they feature images … More Fashion Moment: Disney Princesses

Cinderella Shoes

• Roger Vivier’s Enduring Influence on the Modern Woman’s Life • In 1953, French shoe designer Roger Vivier began working with Christian Dior to create opulent women’s shoes, and the rest is fashion history. A year later, when Vivier was working at Dior, he developed the stiletto shoe – a shoe with a thin heel … More Cinderella Shoes