A Sad Sorry State of Affairs

The poor blog has been so utterly neglected I can really do nothing more than apologize. Neglected not for lack of things to post (over the last month I have been to a fair few exhibitions) and certainly not for a lack of time (I became a complete vegetable during christmas) but perhaps from an … Continue reading A Sad Sorry State of Affairs

Victorian Era Jewelry- society and status

While reading ArtsJournal I came across an article discussing a new publication, Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World, produced by Charlotte Gere (leading scholar of 19th-century visual culture) and Judy Rudoe (of the British Museum).  The two volume catalogue looks at "the way in which [Victorian] jewellery… reflected the preoccupations and … Continue reading Victorian Era Jewelry- society and status

Mod Madness: PM at the TM

Last night I attended the PM and the TM event Mod Madness This lovely evening was brought to you by the Textile Museum and the Pinkline Project celebrating the museum's current exhibition Art By The Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain. I spent the first part of the evening volunteering at the screen printing table.  That's … Continue reading Mod Madness: PM at the TM

Material Monday- ancient burials and the advent of Fashion

New post segment coming your way.  This will probably be a friday post but as it's the first one I just can't wait and your getting it on a monday.  In the last few months I have been getting more involved in fashion.  Exploring my own style and realizing that expressing my personality through dress … Continue reading Material Monday- ancient burials and the advent of Fashion

got the fashion bug, or something like it

I've lately been in the process of kind of reinventing my style.  I finally figured out what works for me and I'm embracing it full force.  It's got me thinking about the world of fashion.  It seems to me that today its more about following your own style than the style of the era, as … Continue reading got the fashion bug, or something like it

Worn Magazine-Where Art and Style Collide

Last night I attended the "Scotch Hop" Rooftop Party for Worn Magazine.  Upon arrival I was met with more dapper looking gentlemen than I think I have seen in the district thus far, and the ladies were looking pretty smart as well.  In attendance were many of the young movers and shakers of the DC … Continue reading Worn Magazine-Where Art and Style Collide

New Link Category

Hey folks I have added a new link category..."Fashion & Culture" I've been having a lot of discussions lately regarding fashion and started thinking about how fashion really can be art. I followed a comment to "The Multiverse's Blog" (which you can find a link to if you scroll down just a bit further) and … Continue reading New Link Category