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Jumble and Pearls Vintage Sale in London this 2010

Jumble and Pearls Vintage Sale in London this 2010

Hold on to your handbags ladies because the Jumble and Pearls Vintage Sale is being held this Saturday 4th of September in London at The Horatia, and if you’re a fashion fanatic and want to get your mitts on some high chic fashion finds from the past this event is definitely not to be missed! more ...

London Brands: Vivienne Westwood

London Brands: Vivienne Westwood

As another fashion capital of the world, London has a lot to offer in the way of diversity, originality and imagination and nobody personifies British fashion quite like Vivienne Westwood. She is one of the UK’s most culturally significant British fashion designers due to her tireless individualism, and her constant exploration and reinterpretation of style. more ...

Paris Brands: Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent

Paris Brands: Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent

Paris. The French capital and truly an iconic symbol of fashion in Europe, if not an international landmark. It is home to many of the top fashion designers and some of the most famous brands of clothing, perfume and accessories; in particular, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Lauren where nothing calls to mind sartorial elegance quite like these two French labels that continue to be the forefront of worldwide style. more ...

Brands from Berlin: Liebeskind and Milkberlin

Brands from Berlin: Liebeskind and Milkberlin

Berlin, the German capital is a fertile city at all levels, particularly at the creative one. Walking through its streets feels like immersing yourself in a world of fashion and art, with its numerous galleries and design shops, which attracts more and more people from all over the world who decide to start their artistic career in Berlin. Among the numerous marks that abound in the German capital, this week we highlight two that stand out for their originality and quality in the design of bags and accessories, the brands Milkberlin and Liebeskind. more ...

Brands of Barcelona: Munich and Maians

Brands of Barcelona: Munich and Maians

Catalonia is one of the most creative and productive regions of the peninsula, and as such has given rise to some of the most Spanish international brands, such as Chupa Chups, Danone or its very well-known football team, Barcelona Football club. But its frenetic inventiveness is not limited to the examples given above, but is also reflected in fields such as fashion and more specifically shoes. If we want to understand this creativity, we have to go back to the creation of the typical espadrilles. These sandals have a canvas or cotton fabric upper and a flexible sole made of rope or rubber material and are original from the Pyrenees. All this mastery is embodied in two legendary brands from Barcelona, the Munich and the Maians. more ...

London Brands: Fred Perry and Ben Sherman

London Brands: Fred Perry and Ben Sherman

London can claim to be a city with a very heterogeneous cultural and intellectual movement. This effervescence has not been limited to a specific period, but it has been mingling to give rise to a wide variety of styles meeting the needs of various cultural and urban groups. Since the late 50s with the entry into the British Isles of modern jazz and rhythm and blues musicians, the British fans of this music, so called mods, imitated that new trend and soon it was created an important market-focused on this characteristic urban tribe. Two of today's most known and used brands inside and outside the islands, Fred Perry and Ben Sherman, replied to this need and provided a good quality clothing that delighted the most demanding mods. more ...

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