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What do Louis XIV and Christian Louboutin have in common?

Louis XIV was King of France for 72 years. To this day he remains the longest reigning monarch in European History. Although he is probably best known for his desire to be an absolute monarch, its also important to remember that is was he who established France as the centre of fashion. Fashions had always… Continue reading What do Louis XIV and Christian Louboutin have in common?

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5 Insane Fashion and Beauty Trends from The Victorian Era

Every era has its fair share of insane fashion and beauty trends and the Victorian era is no different. The Victorian era's insane trends particularly stand out for their ability to endanger the health of those following them. So today we look back at some of the crazier trends from that period. Arsenic Baths Today… Continue reading 5 Insane Fashion and Beauty Trends from The Victorian Era

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Born on this day – September 20 – Sophia Loren

Italian actress Sophia Loren turns 84 today! This post is dedicated to her, to celebrate how amazing she has been as an actress and style icon.   "A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view." -¬†Sophia Loren   "There is a fountain of youth: it is your… Continue reading Born on this day – September 20 – Sophia Loren