“From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly — Beyond the Icon“, a new exhibition at Museum McCord in Montreal celebrates the iconic style of the Hitchcock muse and Princess of Monaco. “The spotlight is on her personality, talent and values.”
Pringle of Scotland invited a number of Central Saint Martins fashion design students to create a selection of knitwear pieces “inspired by an off-duty princess” for the Scottish brand’s new capsule “Archive Collection”.
Grace looking sensational in specs, the princess sporting stripes and curls, or a Mum wearing white in the ’60s. Do check out Angie’s Audrey and Grace pinboard with loads of stunning images of the royal style icon.
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The New York Times reports that shibori, an ancient Japanese hand-dyeing technique, is making a comeback. Joy would love to add some of these prints to her wardrobe.
Deb recommends this interview with Diane von Furstenberg, as it’s lovely to hear the designer’s story in her own voice.
Angie enjoyed Bridgette’s “Base, Accent, Pop” approach to creating a large mix-and-match career wear capsule.
This Huffington Post article suggesting that retailer Lululemon cultivates a cult-like culture for employees creeped Laurinda out.
Lisa recently discovered blogger Tali over at Rock My Heels, who wears the trends with fun. Lisa’s favourite feature is the recap of outfits with occasion (work, going out).
Going grey or colouring your hair? The question comes up regularly on the forum, and that’s why Ornella wanted to share this post about “25 ‘Gray Hair’ Bloggers Who Rock“.
Vildy, who is interested in the concept and definition of glamour, came across this amazing Ted Talk by Virginia Postrel, a social critic. If you’d like to read more on the subject, many of Postrel’s articles on glamour are listed down the right side of her website Deep Glamour.