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The Little Black Dress (LBD)

While the Little Black Dress (LBD) was widely publicized when Audrey Hepburn wore a black Givenchy dress in the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 1961, the history of the black dress has it roots with Chanel.  Coco believed wearing black was a sign of strength and freedom at a time when black was only worn to …

Fashion History

Ready-to-Wear or Haute Couture?

Ready-to-Wear (RTW) means a garment is created based on a manufacturer’s published Women’s RTW Sizes.  Fast fashion or off-the-rack clothing is based on manufacturing RTW garments that fit most of the population and produced at the lowest price the market is willing to spend.   Haute Couture means we draft a pattern based on YOUR …

Dogs at weddings

A wedding dog dress? Yes, it’s a thing.

As you can imagine, dogs have become the inspiration for many things in life through their companionship, love and loyalty.  Since they represent so much good in the world, dogs attending weddings seemed like a natural thing to happen. Years ago, I wanted my dog to participate in my wedding, wearing a matching wedding dog …