Category Archives: fashion history

Something More than Sympathy

Before I started Glamour Owl I only gave a cursory glance to news stories of textile tragedies in foreign countries. I’d have only the slightest pause of something that with more time would have developed into sympathy. Last November when … Continue reading

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Oscar’s 10

  A woman should be in love with the clothes she is wearing. Oscar de la Renta has lived by that ideal since birthing his label in 1965. He praises the woman that is wonderfully bold and a little cheeky. … Continue reading

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Mad Owl Disease

The fashion world is simply mad for owls this season. I had no idea that I was jumping on a collective bandwagon. I certainly wasn’t trying to. My company, Glamour Owl, stands for the marriage of style and wisdom – … Continue reading

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Love and the Glass Slippers

Disney is re-releasing Cinderella this fall, and in a brilliant marketing move, they asked famed shoe designer Christian Louboutin to create one of the most famous fairytale plot icons in history…  the glass slipper. His gorgeous creation is made not … Continue reading

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Have You Seen a Fashion Icon Like This?

You’ve probably never heard of Anna Maria Piaggi. I hadn’t until news hit that she died this week. She was born in 1931 and she was an Italian fashion writer and style icon. Piaggi was born in Milan. She worked as a … Continue reading

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