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From the catwalk to your wardrobe Prêt-à-porter – ready to wear

It’s time again. You take a look in your wardrobe and you just can’t find anything to wear. Either it does not correspond to the current trends, your favourite sweater no longer fits or you simply feel like something new again. Most people then head for shops like Zara, H&M, New Yorker, Vero Moda or […]

High Fashion – How clothing became haute couture – Versace, Dior & Co.

High Fashion – In 1857/8 the founder of Haute Couture Charles Frederick Worth opened the first fashion house. The English fashion designer was born in 1825 in Bourne, Lincolnshire and was first seen as an artist rather than a craftsman. The Englishman only wanted to sell his best pieces to the highest echelons of the […]