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Fashion’s fantasies on film, pt. 2

When I began this post a few weeks ago, I was surprised to find out how often the worlds of fashion design and film design overlapped. It turns out that Hollywood has always snapped up fashion’s best creators the same … Continue reading

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Balmain: From French Refinement to Global Glitz

This article is the second in our presentations about Parisian couture houses active today and how they came into being. Pierre Balmain, founder, 1914-1982 Balmain was born in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, in the Savoy region of France.  His father … Continue reading

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