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    Checkered world

    Fashion for the checkered texture leaves us with a reproach for a bad taste, but it always comes back, crashing out of the blue. However, the most interesting thing is forms that are filled with a wide color range of tartan fabric. One of the most outstanding collections fall / winter 2013 – 2014 was the Moschino fashion show. The collection looks more like a carnival thematic: either Royal Guards have dressed high-heels shoes, or the Scottish horsewoman have had a party before the show jumping. The clothes are beautiful, elegant, but sometimes very artsy and pretentious. On the other hand mass-market produces beautiful and interesting models for adequate price category. More recently, we…

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    Reconstruction of the Finnish costume (part 1)

    There is a wide range of exhibits in the State Museum of Finland in Helsinki. I had a pleasure of meeting an amazing history of the Finnish costume, and now I’m going to tell you about it. The reconstruction is based on the finds of a 10-11th century at the Luistari cemetery in Eura, Western Finland. The ancient Eura costume was the first Finnish reconstruction with a mantle dress of the so-called peplos type. The reconstruction is based on the finds of a single grave, but a dress with the same basic model was probably in use throughout Southwestern Finland during the Viking Age. The costume was ordered for the…