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Architecture

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Architecture

This new Gothic architecture inspired collection by Guo Pei is SO brilliant and gorgeous! I love the idea of using architecture design in fashion. Seems it's not something only recently done...scroll down for some older examples!        Henry Van de Velde was an architect and artist who was not satisfied with what society in the late 19th Century told him to do. He was born in Amberes, Belgium, and his designs helped launch the trend known as Art Nouveau these days. Besides be known for designing cottages and houses following the Art Nouveau modern trends, he also built museums, invented furniture and was one of...

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Sculpt

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Sculpt

It's easy to spot the Cristobel Balenciaga influence on Turkish sisters Ece and Ayce Ege! Their designs, under the moniker "Dice Kayek" started with a collection of crisp, white blouses and grew from there. Now based in Paris and the talk of the fashion industry, the sisters have been designing brilliantly sculpted, feminine and flirty pieces for close to 15 years.    Dice Kayek-       Balenciaga- 1960s

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Little Edie

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Edith Head, that is! Today is the celebrated designer's birthday! Lots of pics of her work throughout the day over at the Facebook page. Pop over and take a look!  Edith....   Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"       Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina"        

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