How Jersey came into Fashion & why this Fabric is still a good Choice

Wie Jersey in Mode kam & warum dieser Stoff noch heute eine perfekte Wahl ist

The story of jersey (fabric) & an amazing dress by Belle Couture This blogpost contains pr samples (marked with c/o) and affiliate links A fabric that is super comfortable, doesn't wrinkle, looks beautiful, is easy-care, and also affordable - sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? But you know what, such

Nylons, Stockings, Seams, and more – the Hosiery ABC: Everything you should know about Hosiery

Nylons, Strapse, Strümpfe, Naht und mehr - das Strumpf-ABC oder: Alles was Du über Strümpfe wissen musst

Nylons, RHTS, Stockings, Thigh Highs, Pantyhose, and more: The Hosiery ABC This blogpost contains affiliate links Did you know that stockings have keyholes? And women once fighted against each other to get just one pair of nylons? The world of hosiery and stockings is exciting, glamorous and fascinating. Moreover, it looks like

Houndstooth: A classy Pattern which even Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O liked

Als der Hahn im Zickzack lief: So fand das Hahnentrittmuster den Weg in die Modewelt

Houndstooth: The story behind the pattern & how to wear it This blogpost contains affiliate links Houndstooth is a fashion classic and always en vogue! It looks chic, elegant, but still stylish and cheerful. This pattern is super easy to combine and looks great at the office, or in everyday life, and

Trousers & a retro Outfit, or: What happened when women started to wear Trousers

Die Marlene-Hose & ein Retro-Outfit, oder: Wann Frauen anfingen, Hosen zu tragen

The story of ladies' trousers & styling tips This blogpost contains pr samles & affiliate links Looking around in the streets nowadays, you will almost only see women wearing trousers; skirts and dresses are an exception. About 100 years ago, this was completely different. For a very long time, women weren't even

Petticoat: The Stories and Anecdotes behind the classy Underskirt from the 50s

Petticoat: Geschichten & Anekdoten rund um den Unterrock der 50er

The story of the petticoat This blogpost contains affiliate links Is there a more stereotypical 50s garment than the petticoat? I don't think so. But has this voluminous underskirt its roots really in the 50s or is it maybe much older? In this blogpost, I'm going to tell you the story of

Pencil Skirt: The Story & Styling Tips for Everyday Life and the Office

Klassiker Pencil Skirt: Geschichte & Stylingtipps für Alltag und Büro

Pencil Skirt: The story of the classic & styling tips This blogpost contains pr samples and affiliate links Pencil skirts are seen as true classics and claimed to be a must-have for every woman. A dark pencil skirt is often part of a business outfit, nowadays, as it is so easy to

The Little Black Dress: An All-rounder styled in different Ways

Alleskönner Kleines Schwarzes: Ein Kleid, verschiedene Looks

The Little Black Dress: A timeless classic for every occasion This blogpost contains affiliate links There are various myths connected with the little black dress (LBD), which is called la petite robe noir in French and Kleines Schwarzes in German. Coco Chanel is said to be creator of the little black dress

Trend or Tradition? The Story of the Dirndl & Bavarian Tracht

Trend oder Tradition? Die Geschichte des Dirndls & der bayerischen Tracht

O'zapft is! This means thousands of visitors from near and far are coming to Oktoberfest (or Wiesn as we say) in Munich; most of them are wearing Dirndl and Lederhose. Because this is tradition, or? No, actually not. Wearing Dirndl and Lederhose to the Oktoberfest is a quite new phenomenon.

Stockings and Tights: 10 elegant Hoses for an authentic Vintage Outfit

Strumpf ist Trumpf: 10 elegante Strümpfe für einen authentischen Vintage-Look

First, they were an innovation, afterwards they were rare, then almost essential, and finally they are mainly fetish objects -  I'm talking about fully fashioned nylon stockings. The History of Nylon Stockings Relased in 1940 they immediately were a great success is the USA. When the United States entered into World War