• Brands,  History,  Trends

    50 shades of pearls

    “A women needs ropes and ropes of pearls” said beautiful Coco Chanel and she was right. Chanel has carried out a revolution in the minds of women all over the world. Now, naked woman is not considered as a nude woman, but woman without a pearl necklace is. Have you ever thought about the origin of this jewelry? These pellets have a long and interesting history that began much earlier than Coco erected pearls on the throne of elegance and beauty.   The name “pearl” supposedly comes from the East, where it was found, but there are a lot of legends about the birth. According to old Chinese legend, when dragons were…

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    Twist&tweed

    Tweed is a rough woollen fabric, which is made by a special unfinished technology. It has a open, flexible texture and possibility to create direct lines. Unusual color combinations are obtained by twisting together differently coloured woollen strands into a two-or three-ply yarn. Originally tweed called twill, but it has received a different name because of the randomness and mistakes of a merchant. It`s not surprise that the birthplace of tweed is Scotland. In those days the economy has grown at the expense of woolen industry, the Scots are also famous for their delicious kilts. This fabric is a source of British national pride in the same list with the whiskey and kilts. The…

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    Returning to Rome

    This season, Tom Ford gave us a real surprise – the gladiator’s shoes. Black, white, gold, silver …. We can dress them up and go for a female fights in the coliseum, we can go to the store for milk, or watch them at home. To be honest, for me, this thing has remained unclear, but it looks stunning. In ancient Rome, in Latin, these shoes called Calceus (calcei): the shoe that covered the whole foot compared to the sandals. It was laced shoes with the separate inner and outer soles, straps were wrapped around the leg. Slaves were not allowed to wear these boots. Belts could be up to…

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    Label under the hijab

      As far as i remember my first trip to Emirates, it really surprised me. It’s very difficult to imagine how can women wear only black clothes. I was scared. Speaking about that time, i wonder about my short careless dresses. It caused great indignation and sidelong glances in my direction.   Despite such events i was really interested in arabic fashion. I suppose, that the main thing is a range of women cloths in arabic countries, which should be known by everybody.     It’s not a secret for my friends, that I feel something special about the United Arab Emirates. Definitely this country have an original zest, which is…