From My Closet - The Better Dresses Vintage Blog

Exhibit Visit - "Pierre Cardin: Pursuit of the Future" at SCADFash

Exhibit Visit - "Pierre Cardin: Pursuit of the Future" at SCADFash

... I headed back to the Savannah College of Art and Design's Museum of Fashion and Film (aka SCADFash) to see "Pierre Cardin: Pursuit of the Future," on through Sept. 30, 2018. What follows are my own impressions and opinions, and lots of photos ...
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At SCADFash for Guo Pei exhibit.

Exhibit Visit - "Guo Pei: Couture Beyond" at SCADFash

... The short story is that I've never seen more exquisite garments, more beautifully made. That's saying something ...
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"Marie-Antoinette Is Dead" by Fabiola Jean-Louis

Gallery Visit - Rococo Reality Check at "Re-Writing History"

Fabiola Jean-Louis' paper and photographic masterpieces contrast the lush beauty of 18th century finery and the ugly truth of slavery ...
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Shoes exhibit at SCADFash

Exhibit Visit - "Shoes: Pleasure and Pain" at SCADFash

... Here's a review of the Shoes: Pleasure and Pain exhibit, which was chock full of amazing shoes spanning 2,000+ years! ...
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Liza of BDV at the Parthenon in 1986.

It's Greek To Me: "Noble Marbles" Lecture and Exhibit at the Carlos Museum

... On exhibit were not only several of these eye-witness testimonies, but also a few amusingly clueless depictions of the ancient sites as imagined by those who’d never been ...
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Events and Adventures - 8/13 thru 7/14

Events and Adventures - 8/13 thru 7/14

... Other times, an annotated photo album will suffice. In those cases, I prepare a slide show of sorts, and post it as an album on the Better Dresses Vintage Facebook Page. You don't need to "Like" us to view them (although we hope you do!). Here is a sampling of some of those albums ...
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Fashionable Silhouettes at the Mint Museum

Exhibit Visit - "Fashionable Silhouettes" at the Mint Museum

... Each hall contained a U-shaped display, and I read every word as I walked along, drooling. The first side of the first horse-shoe spanned 1745-90. Here are a few more images from that part of the timeline ...
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Our house - a 1965 split-level ranch

Exhibit Visit - Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

... women were expected to return from their brief stint in the working world to their rightful place in the home. In what appears to be an effort to keep them from losing their collective minds by providing the semblance of legitimate options, women were given lots of choices -- not of careers, mind you, but of appliances ...
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