The History of Fashion

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The history of fashion through the decades is a rich and interesting story. From Charles Fredrick Worth’s genius to the grunge style of the nineties it has been a fantastic history. I’m going to begin at the beginning.  


Charles Fredrick Worth was born on the 13th of February 1825 in Bourne, Lincolnshire in England . He is thought of by many people as the Father of Haute Couture. His works were created in Paris. He was employed in numerous successful drapery shops in London before he left for Paris in 1846. He was employed by Gagelin and Opigez who were famous Parisian drapers. Worth created a few uncomplicated dresses for Marie Vernet who was his wife and one of the company’s models and consequently customers began to ask for copies of the dresses for themselves. In 1858 with the financial help of an affluent Swede Otto Bobergh Worth…

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Am I cool now?

This is not my first attempt at blogging, but hopefully it will be the successful one. I planned on using it as sort of an online journal/place to vent/soap box etc. It remains to be seen how it will evolve. I am not the most tech savy of gals so we’ll see if I can even get all the links and pics and fancy do-dads to work.