Of course it is! Pictured in this post are Chanel Haute Couture pieces – simple and iconic Chanel. All images in this post are from Vogue Runway site — I love that site for the abundance of inspiration and eye candy, and reviews. The over-the-top pieces walking down other Haute Couture runways are impressive in… Read More Haute Couture?
Hello, readers! I’ve been away from the blog for two weeks (or three), and I’m hoping that you missed me a little bit. I felt the urge to write this post after watching episode 9 of Project Runway All Stars on the Lifetime Channel, where my sewing-nerd hopes got a little shattered. Zac Posen showed… Read More Pintucks on Project Runway All Stars
Mighty title there ….. Happy New Year, friends! I first encountered the term “epic” applied to sewing projects in a book by Sandra Betzina. In the first edition of “Power Sewing” (1990s), she referred to some of her sewn garments as “epic”. Those particular projects took time, effort, the best materials, and utmost skill. I think… Read More 2018: Epic Sewing Projects
“…. It was really about perfection….” The partial quote above refers to the art of haute couture sewing in the book The Pink Suit authored by Nicole Mary Kelby. No one wants to revisit tragic events, but I highly recommend the book if you’re looking for a quick late summer read with tons of sewing and haute couture references; and if you’re fashion… Read More August Reading: “The Pink Suit”