Jackie's fashion impact continues even in 2010. As the side by side photo above details with both Jackie Kennedy's style and Anne Hathaway - we are still looking to Jackie for our fashion style and classic elegance. Jackie came into popularity five decades ago - in the early 1960's when her...
When you think about Egyptian jewellery, it is easy to visualise scarab beetles, Pharoah charms, malachite, lapis lazuli and lots of gold. Colours and shapes presenting in Egyptian jewellery tell us lots about the people who lived in ancient Egypt - their beliefs, priorities and ways of life.
How women suffered for beauty in their search for the modern bra, from ancient greece and its very chilly material, to being suffocated in Victorian times whilst wearing the torturous corset!
The history of nail care reveals some intriguing facts. nail polish and nail care was a part of aristocracy and a symbol of status in ancient times. It was in the nineteenth century that nail care started to become a part of fashion...
Modsls like Naomi Campbell, Tyra Banks, Iman, Oluchi and Beverly Johnson were rarities before the 2000's. It used to be a "One black girl? Okay we've got our diversity" kind of world. Now you see all sorts of diversity in the fashion industry. The question is... How far have we truly come?
If you like your glamour weird then this is for you. Bad TV, B Movies, SciFi style, Abba, Blakes 7, Barbarella, Bay watch, dodgy fashion, models gone bad. Weird Glamor.
My mom was a young woman in 1930, she was born in 1911. Through her pictures and those of my aunt Greet, I show you the way young women dressed back in the 1930's. My mom made most of her own clothes.
The history of zippers is an interesting and important one. Zippers are used everyday by almost everyone, everywhere. Read how this functional invention became part of our ordinary clothing fashions.
Why do we call Polka Dots, Polka Dots. Take a trip through time to learn the fascinating history and meaning of the humble polka dot.
Vintage Mexico silver jewelry has a unique look that, over time, you can learn to recognize quite easily. Getting to know the hallmarks found on the back of the jewelry will help you to recognize highly collectible vintage Mexico jewelry and enable you to spot a great value.