Tag: history of fashion

  • All you have to know before buying a Panama Hat

    All you have to know before buying a Panama Hat

    In the last two summers, wherever you’ve been you’ve seen an avalanche of Panama hats. From very fashionable and well-dressed to easy-going style, the Panama hat is everywhere, and there is no denying it. Saying that the straw hat, also known as the Ecuadorian hat, had a revival is an understatement it’s having a moment […]

  • Way before Barbie & Hailey Bieber – The History of the pink

    Way before Barbie & Hailey Bieber – The History of the pink

    Pink is one of the most popular colours ever, and its history goes back to four centuries. Watch the video to see when the name pink was first used and also to check some super pink looks to wear in Summer and Winter. The name pink The name Pink was first used as a colour […]

  • History of Fashion – Birth of the blazer and how to wear it. Like a Lord.

    History of Fashion – Birth of the blazer and how to wear it. Like a Lord.

    The Blazer has become one of the most well known and timeless garments worldwide. So much so, that the term is used nowadays to describe almost any kind of jacket, which is not at all correct. The Blazer is a very specific Jacket with a particular purpose. Therefore let’s do a little history of fashion […]

  • The Flapper shoes: a symbol of women’s empowerment Still trendy this fall.

    The Flapper shoes: a symbol of women’s empowerment Still trendy this fall.

    Just by looking at the flapper shoes from the Jazz era, you can tell that a real revolution was taking place, empowering women at the beginning of the 20th century. So, let’s go back hundred years ago to know exactly what is flapper shoes. Understanding the time of flapper shoes The post-war Roaring Twenties put […]

  • The history of Manicure: From 5000 BC to now

    The history of Manicure: From 5000 BC to now

    Nail art has become an obsession these days. Proof of this is that the hashtag #nails has been posted over 151 million times on Instagram. According to marketing forecasts, The Global Nail Care Market size is expected to reach $13 billion by 2024. So Notorious went after the history of the manicure, whose beginnings date […]

  • The ’90s Giorgio Armani and Donna Karan style is totally now!

    The ’90s Giorgio Armani and Donna Karan style is totally now!

    To all Madonna’s fans delight, the 90s style is back. Honestly, we’re happy to see again trends such as power suits, plaids, polka dots, overalls, neon colours, buckethats, platformshoes,  turtlenecks and baguette bags, to name a few. Besides all these 90s iconic pieces, two designers shaped the way women dressed in that decade, and their style is still contemporary. I’m […]

  • Fine Art and Spanish fashion designer Balenciaga The master of all couturiers.

    Fine Art and Spanish fashion designer Balenciaga The master of all couturiers.

    The modern aesthetic of today’s Balenciaga, directed by Demna Gvasalia, is very different from the creations of Cristóbal Balenciaga during his lifetime. In fact, a fantastic exhibition we saw at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, showed that Cristóbal Balenciaga, one of the most celebrated fashion designers ever, found inspiration for his creations in Fine Art […]