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So Dior Exhibition at Harrods: Movie Star Dresses

Some photographs from the recent So Dior exhibition at Harrods. Continue reading

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Bonnie and Clyde: Hats as Identity

Bonnie and Clyde is a great example of how the simple addition of a hat can say a lot about a character. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Coral Top and Skirt

This coral pink ensemble encompasses and challenges the absolute femininity of Grace Kelly. Continue reading

Nestled just over half way through Sew Iconic is the ice blue chiffon dress worn by Grace Kelly and designed by Edith Head for To Catch a Thief (1954). Get some practise in before tackling this one. © 2011 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly in Blue Chiffon

As worn by Grace Kelly, this floaty, conspicuous dress is an appreciable nod to Dior’s ‘New Look’ of the late 1940s. Continue reading

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Grace Kelly Exhibition Opens at the V&A

The V&A in London is hosting an exhibition of dresses and accessories once belonging to Grace Kelly. Continue reading