If you’d like to explore European designers and clothing styles throughout the centuries, then Europeana Fashion might be your cup of tea. This digital archive, scheduled to debut in May 2013, will offer online access to databases from museums and private fashion archives from 12 countries.

The Musée Galliera in Paris is currently showing “Models’ Bodies: The Crux of Fashion” — an exhibition that focusses on the model’s role in the fashion industry, with materials spanning the entire 20th century.

This year Missoni, the Italian fashion house famous for its graphic zigzag patterned knitwear, celebrates its sixtieth birthday. To mark this festive occasion they have released a short video that mixes looks from their hologram-inspired Spring ’13 collection and pieces from the house’s colourful archive.

Fab Links from Our Members

Need some music to cheer you up on rainy days? Laurinda just stumbled upon an idea by designer Dong Min Park: the Rain Drum Umbrella, an umbrella that creates different drum sounds.

Angie always suggests to her clients to size up in hose, or wear branded Commando hose in their regular size. She thought that Sally’s rundown of hosiery that does not cut into your waist and reduce blood flow was a good one.

From beach holidays to European business trips… Caro informs us that Travel Fashion Girl has a whole series of inspiring Polyvore sets that might help you out while putting together your next travel capsule.

If you, like Mia, always wonder what is in other shoppers’ bags then Canada’s Holt Renfrew department store offers you a chance to satisfy your curiosity on their blog.

Before YLF, Deborah wore one colour for many years. That’s why she particularly enjoyed this article on five people who are committed to wearing only one colour each… and it isn’t black!