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The History and Development of the Envelope

25th October 2012
Envelopes only really became something used by the public after the Post Office reforms of 1840. Before that it tended only to be the very rich that used envelopes, hand crafted, as you paid per sheet of paper you sent, including any packaging and so peop... Read >
Author: Rachel Gawith

Things to think about while you buy shoes...

15th February 2011
If you’ve got an undeniable compulsion to buy shoes you’re not alone. Surely you know that already though - all you need to do is take a look around to see we’re a society obsessed. But that’s not new either. More than 200 years ago, the infamous Marie An... Read >
Author: Anita Lyon

Cufflinks, History Of Cufflinks

26th October 2010
In the early 16th century, when the first shirt came into existence, the cuffs had two strings on the either sides to tie them together and these cuff strings were loved by people till late 19th century. The reign of Louis XIV was followed by the use of s... Read >
Author: Maura Redmond of www.worldcoincufflinks.com

You Don't Know High Heels

03rd August 2010
Do you really know high heels? Of course I know, I know Christian Louboutin, I know Prada. Well, here is a layman post.High-heeled footwear, or abbreviated as high heels or simply heels is a kind of footwear that raises the heel of the wearer's foot signi... Read >
Author: Heather

All About Royal Blue Suits

15th February 2010
The cutting and sewing of cloth developed between12th Century to 14th Century. That was the first time the term "Tailor" came into being. Prior to this period, clothes hung loosely to their body. Later the loose robe was stitched to show the contours of t... Read >
Author: John Adam

All About Men's Calvin Klein Suits

08th January 2010
The cutting and sewing of cloth developed between12th Century to 14th Century. That was the first time the term "Tailor" came into being. Prior to this period, clothes hung loosely to their body. Later the loose robe was stitched to show the contours of t... Read >
Author: John Adam

How to mix vintage with modern

02nd September 2009
Celebrate an old-fashioned focal point: Original fireplaces are the very epitome of timeless style. They hold the secrets of the past life of a room, and when mixed with modern pieces, can create a wonderfully dramatic and eclectic look,' says Philadelphi... Read >
Author: A.Deakin

GOBELINS TAPESTRY- THE OPULENCE AND SPLENDOUR OF THE ROYAL COURT

25th September 2008
Some of the most detailed and exquisite tapestry in the world was produced at the Gobelins Factory in Paris exclusively for royal palaces. During the seventeenth and eighteenth century the factory was at the height of production and it was at a time when ... Read >
Author: Angela Dawson-Field
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