Recently, when I was flipping through magazines in PERS, I came across these images of a classic outerwear staple, the Balmaccan or men’s raglan-sleeved raincoat. These images are from Apparel Arts magazine’s April 1946 issue, but it’s obvious that the … Continue reading
Since several folks I know got married this past week, it seems apt to begin the new year with hopeful thoughts of love. This florist is making a beautiful, yet unconventional, winter bouquet: http://www.nytimes.com/video/fashion/100000002623408/a-winter-bouquet-locally-grown.html And this young woman is an … Continue reading
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As seen in World of Interiors, Oct. 2013 issue, if you happen to be in Paris riding any one of the country’s five commuter rail networks expect an interior upgrade of luxurious splendor. Parisian commuter rails have undergone a renovation. … Continue reading
Hali magazine #175 (spring 2013) captures the intricate, vibrant, beautiful , protective, decorative and painstaking effort which aptly describes the art of Hawaiian featherwork. The British explorer Captain James Cook was gifted several featherwork objects during his numerous trips to the Pacific … Continue reading
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Hello, FIT community! We apologize for the recent problems with our blog, its links, etc. Apparently our site was under attack in July. Our IT people have isolated the problem and contained it. At this point, you should be able … Continue reading