Tag: Dior

Accessorize Talk- Here’s To A Bejeweled Fashion Week Season

If you follow my obsession with the accessorized streets of the city during fashion week, you know I could NOT close out my review of the fashion week season without the jewels!  Having taken photography classes in college, being slightly obsessed with jewelry history, and I’m actually a trained anthropologist…. fashion week is kinda of…

Jewelry According to BillyBoy*: An Interview with the Avid Collector of Haute Couture Accessories and Creator of Surreal Bijoux

Let me begin by stating that Frocking Life, BillyBoy*’s new book is worth it’s weight, but if you are faint of heart proceed with caution. His explanation of interacting with his first Schiaparelli acquisition, a hat, crosses over into an almost divine experience.

The Best Books About Fashion Jewelry and “Jewelry for Haute Couture”

In it’s most pure form fashion jewelry is literally the costume jewelry that walks the runways every season along with its haute couture counterparts. Side note: sometimes when referring to haute couture fashion jewelry, the term is used out of context.  Couture jewelry may have been made for a specific haute couture fashion show, but…

1960s Fashion and Accessories Images: Harper’s Bazaar March 1967

Neal Barr Cover image for Harper’s Bazaar, restored here and scanned. Many fashion buffs enjoy historic magazine and fashion photographs.  During my collecting of these pieces for my vintage jewelry/accessories archive, I ran across the March 1967 Harper’s Bazaar magazine! The Neal Barr cover is visually stunning from the earrings to the graphic Burke-Amey dress.…