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LBD History!

Throughout history, the wearing of black clothing has often been restricted or symbolic.   In the Renaissance, black dyes were so expensive that only the elite could afford to wear black clothes.  For centuries, men is positions of authority have consistently worn black.  In the Victorian period, widows were expected to follow Queen Victoria’s example by wearing black; but, by …

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FASHION Friday!

Leather is back! Long known for biker bravado and it’s youthful rebellion, black leather is softened up as designers embraced their noir side and ventured into dark territory this fall. Tailored cuts in matte, lacquered, textured, embossed, quilted and even embroidered skins – stoke a simmering sexy appeal that can be extremely powerful. KEY PIECES:  Laminated Skin Skirts & Dresses …

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FASHION Friday!

Baroque and Barack are back:) The term Baroque era describes the style or period of European music between the years of 1600 and 1750. The term Baroque was derived from a Portuguese word meaning “a pearl of irregular shape.” The word Baroque was initially used to imply strangeness, abnormality and extravagance, applying more to art than music. The Baroque Period …

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