Ombre et lumière d’Extrême-Orient


Anita Dongre’s dress (Chanderi mull choli and sharara with a jacket) :
Picture of the Amber Fort Palace (Amer) in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India :
Photo sources : Pinterest and anitadongre.com

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

The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman (1903-1966) was an American costume designer working for the studio RKO. He dressed famous actresses such as Ginger Rogers, Jean Arthur and Irene Dunne. He collaborated particulary with Ginger Rogers. He created gowns for nine of her movies … Continue reading