Magda’s new website

Magda’s new website and her Gallery 722

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Nigel Chia treats us to a short video of his work.

Four minutes and thirty eight seconds of creativity are loaded into this video.  We would love to know the amount of time it took to create this lovely piece.

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Do you love a good hunt?

Searching for just the right shoe… history?  Trying to find out if Betsey Johnson’s annual report is online?  Looking for a Dior video from the day of Dior?  Ask anything!


A search of “World’s most famous clothing designers” brought a page of such wealth.  It was interesting to see how many angles were covered in just a few possibilities of further reading.

Elle – “From the most influential to the newest, find out how your favorite fashion designers broke into the fashion industry and what inspires each collection.”  Or while you are there, check out the latest collections.

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From International Business Times you can read about the World’s Top 10 Most Popular Fashion Designers.

Over at Content Time you will find and enjoy and learn from All-Time 100 Fashion Icons.


The Richest says of the ten richest fashion designers, “Whatever style comes to their mind, they draw it, and the world will follow. These are the real trendsetters. They are the ones whose creativity would lead to the latest fashion trends to be worn by socialites, celebrities and models. We admire the supermodels ramping up and down the runway, but the real stars of the show are the clothes and the people behind its design.”  The Richest puts their focus on The Top Ten (Richest) Fashion Designers in the World.  See, everyone needs and benefits from focus!

Have you noticed how people love numbers?  It is worth noticing – especially if you are trying to get on a fast track (or even a slow track) to riches. 

Fashionista (hey, try this as a test of your knowledge) shows us a take on 25 Women Designers Who Changed Fashion Forever

Chanel 1936-Photo-LipnitzkiAnother great Top 50 (and another chance to name that designer!)

And just one more….  Top 50 Designers | Celebrity Net Worth

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Find these links and many more in the LinksList under Designer History.

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YSL and his paper dolls…

Over at the Curate blog by Shrimpton Couture, Maria Echeverri treats us to an article on Yves Saint Laurent that will inspire you.

The master "plays" genius.

The master “plays” genius.

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Have you got 3 minutes? Then, Burn Baby Burn

Do you need a reminder about using burn tests to determine fiber content of a fabric?  Well, jump over to Threads and view Burn Testing for Fabric Identification.

Burn Baby Burn

Also see the recommended Threads article at to learn more about ten common fiber types.

Finally, use the Ctrl F command and type the word burn to find more posts and links on this blog that can help you be a pro at fabric identification.

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New Editing and Media Updates Are Here


WordPress Lovers: another wonderful free update!!

Originally posted on News:

As many of you know, we periodically release new features and updates to the software that powers sites. We’re excited to share the freshest crop of improvements with you today, and hope they’ll make great content even easier to create.

Some of the highlights of this major update:

  • The Media Library’s look has been upgraded, and your files are now displayed, by default, in an easy-to-view grid. Still prefer the old list view? You can toggle back and forth as many times as you wish.
  • Composing new posts — and editing old ones — has just become a lot easier with a fixed toolbar. You no longer need to scroll up and down the Post Editor to make changes, which makes longform writing, in particular, especially smoother.
  • Improved audio playlists let you enter artist and album information, which will be displayed in the audio player in the published post.

A sleeker…

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See the LinksList category – Copyright

Originally posted on Fashionnation1on1:

Copyright and the Public Domain

Fukushima on the Kisokaido, ukiyo-e prints by Hiroshige

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