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MUSEUM In Venice Don’t Miss the Fortuny!

UNFORTUNATELY THE FORTUNY IS NOT A FIRST ADRESS IN VENICE – but I tell you: Go there, it’s great fun, this museum of cloth & fabric! In the Fortuny you will see hundreds of examples of woven and tailored treasures, unique pieces and legendary robes. Silk and brocade, cotton and linen. Made be Haute Couture … Weiterlesen »

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LINGERIE This Shop Is Top … (No. 22)

When they do something, the French, they do it with pomp! Just look at the new Lingerie Department in the legendary Galeries Lafayette: Over 3500 squaremeter (or 38 000 squarefeet) on the 4th floor presenting more than 50 of the most prestigious labels, each with a separate changing cubicle! Have a close look at the … Weiterlesen »

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FASHION In Praise of the … Lederhose (No. 42)

It was to be expected, that the Bavarian Style would not be limited to the natives, the visitors of Munich‘s Oktoberfest and some brave Fashionistas around the world. No, it was the famous Hofbräuhaus (who else but not alone) who came up with the idea to produce bathing trunks as replicas of the short Lederhose. … Weiterlesen »

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FASHION This Shop Is Top … (No. 20)

It’s a clever website, constructed for all genders and especially for those fashionistas when walking bareheaded. This shop sells latest and vintage hat models (even the ones of Philip Treacy and Yvette Jelfs), and they discover new talents and their creations which are normally not easy to find. The innovative gag of the page is the … Weiterlesen »

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SECRETS Interesting People … (No. 38)

In 1957 it was hard to be recognized as a German in France. The painful memory of the Nazi occupation (and the no less painful collaboration!) was just too fresh. Even a genius, trying to find work in Paris, had to undergo certain transformations – and therefore the young Karl Lagerfeld, inspiring fashion designer from … Weiterlesen »

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TREASURES The Book To Look … (No. 1)

It was „The World Traveler’s Companion“, 1986 produced by Ballantine Books for the once important outfitter Banana Republic, who today has lost all its romantic touch. Call the book just an outfit catalogue and you are basically right. It called itself „Guide to Travel & Safari Clothing“. But … – but you get 157 pages of rare … Weiterlesen »

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