Things I am tired of

Fashion blogs and articles that are only for young, thin, rich suburbanites. Most fashion sites are only showing clothes that are suitable for very few women and definitely not average women. And I ask why? Most women still want to dress nicely and fashionably and they can but not if they get all their information…

Autumn is my favorite season

Fall is approaching, the leaves are turning and AW fashion is arriving in stores and soon the September issues of Vogue and other fashion magazines will be on the newsagent’s shelf. Those behemoth women’s magazines issues are not the only reason to get excited by the change of season. Discovering, studying, yes I really study…

The Industrial Revolution and Textiles manufacturing

Fashion matters more than most people realize. Textiles manufacturing was one of the four drivers of the Industrial Revolution with iron founding, steam power and cheap labor. The Industrial Revolution is a turning point in history with an economic take-off that changed most aspects of daily life and particularly income, standards of living and population…

Shopaholic? …… Moi? …… Well ….. YES!

Even though it is glamorized in popular media and culture being a compulsive buyer is not as fun as it is made to look in those depictions. And yes I am a Shopaholic Fashionista. Admitting there is a problem is the first step to recovery they say. It is such a superficial addiction though but…

A little about fabrics

It is hard to have a blog about fashion and not once talk about fabrics. For without them there would be no clothes and the world would be a much different place. Since it is the production of textiles and improving the speed and scale of fabrics manufacturing that sparked many of the inventions in…

Why do I love fashion?

Someone once asked me: ” Why do you like fashion?” well my first answer was : Why not? what is not to like about fashion? There are so many reasons that it is hard to decide by which one to start….. because it is ephemeral…trends come and go almost faster than you can spot them…..some…