Bastille day celebrations at night

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Bastille day is a French national holiday celebrated each year on the July 14th. In France, we call this day the “Fête Nationale” or “Fête du 14 juillet”. It commemorates the storming of the Parisian prison, named Bastille in 1789. … Continue reading

When Hollywood celebrated the July 4th !

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The July 4th (or Fourth of July) is a patriotic and federal holiday ; it is the Independence Day in the United States. It is celebrated each year to commemorate the publication of the Declaration of Independence from Great Bretagne … Continue reading

Old Hollywood stars at the beach

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Byzantine magnificence

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Byzantine inspired brooch and earrings by Gripoix Paris. Mosaic from the Basilica of San Clemente dated of 1130s (Byzantine Empire), in Roma, Italy (1130s)

Des oiseaux venus du passé

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Dolce Gabbana dress inspired by the Byzantine Empire. The background is a mosaic nymphaeum decorating the Villa Pipiano belonging to Giulio-Claudia, in Sorrento along the marina della Lobra (Italy). The mosaic was discovered in 1980. It dates from the 1st … Continue reading

Byzantine cross

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Byzantine cross by Chanel (vintage). If you like Byzantine jewelry, you should like Chanel jewels, Diego Percossi Papi, Ben Amun, Sylvia Toledano, Gripoix and Julie Vos. The background is a detail of a 6th century Byzantine mosaic in the apse … Continue reading

The fashion and Old Hollywood illustrator F. Earl Christy

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F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was a reknown American illustrator. He drew especially portraits of women (Pictorial review, American magazine, Modern Priscilla…) and realized illustrations of movie stars. Among the actresses he drew, there were Claudette Colbert, Carole Lombard and Shirley … Continue reading