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12.16.09
Art Nouveau Fashion
A couple of weeks ago, I went to see the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to see their current exhibition, John William Waterhouse: Garden of Enchantement. Not only is an exhibition like this a unique experience (it has been since the
08.19.09
Art Nouveau Fashion
The early decades of the twentieth century saw a growing emancipation in the lives of women; they were more independent, athletic, and mobile. Fashion reflected these changes in society and by 1907 many Parisian couturiers were presenting silhouettes that were very
06.14.09
Art Nouveau Fashion
The following article, "Fashion History of the Asethetic Dress Movement," was written by Pauline Weston Thomas for www.fashion-era.com. In the mid-Victorian era 1870-1880 a group of talented artists, poets, writers and some actors were known as the Aesthetes. The painter and designer