Looking back at the 70’s fashion

Have you ever been invited to the 70’s themed party, but didn’t know what to wear? In this article I will explore the fashion of the 70’s, so that you no longer have to guess. Let “That ’70s Show” begin and tune in the disco mode. What influenced fashion of the 1970’s? Fashion always responds to what is happening in the world at any given … Continue reading Looking back at the 70’s fashion

Exploring fashion of the 60 s

The 60’s was the decade when the fashion world changed to how we know it today. It no longer served only affluent, mature clients but started to embrace youth and street style. Consumptionism reached its peak in the 60 s, which was accentuated by art movements like pop art. Fashion of the 60 s welcomed mini dress, the most associated garment with this decade. Both … Continue reading Exploring fashion of the 60 s

Everything about Fashion of the 1950’s

Fashion of the 1950’s was more than embracing the “New Look”. Let’s see what set a direction for fashion of the 1950’s and style characteristics. What influenced fashion of the 1950’s? After hard times of the previous decade there was again joy in life. The gradual economical growth influenced 1950’s fashion. Men were glad to lay their uniforms down, to replace it with more casual … Continue reading Everything about Fashion of the 1950’s

Fashion of the 1940’s

This decade emphasised the fact that fashion is more than the need to cover up. It is a way to express emotions, communicate who we are and how we want to be perceived. It was caused by the outbreak of world war 2, rationing fabric and fear of what tomorrow will bring. Nevertheless fashion managed to react to these terrifying events by colour and creativity. … Continue reading Fashion of the 1940’s

Antwerp 6- story and members

Antwerp nowadays is one of fashion centres, but it wasn’t always like this. Supremacy of Belgian designers, who graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, started in the ’80s. It was thanks to the rise of Martin Margiela and the notorious six of Ann Demeulemeester, Marina Yee, Dries Van Noten, Dirk Van Saene, Walter Van Beirendonck and Dirk Bikkembergs, named together as Antwerp 6. … Continue reading Antwerp 6- story and members

Japanese denim – Osaka 5

You probably own at least one pair of jeans pants in your wardrobe. It is in fact the most popular fabric in the world. Nevertheless, the first thing that comes to mind of most people when they hear the word “denim” are brands like Levi’s or Wrangler.  But today we will look closely at masters of Japanese denim – Osaka 5 Jeans indeed were popularised … Continue reading Japanese denim – Osaka 5

The Roaring twenties – fashion of the 1920’s

Welcome to discovering of fashion, a new series of posts on my blog in which I will go through decades looking at fashion and general movements and aesthetics of a given period of time. For a first shot I decided to focus on fashion of the 1920’s The spirit of the 20’s was to start the decade anew and be well and truly modern, so … Continue reading The Roaring twenties – fashion of the 1920’s