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1960’s Talk at History Colorado

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Photo Courtesy Jeanne Connolly

My talk on 1960’s fashion at History Colorado was a hit! We had a good-size audience and I gabbed on the gamut of 60’s fashion from the Rat Pack and Jackie Kennedy to the French Futurists, Yves Saint Laurent and of course, hippies. I will do it again – stay tuned.

My Second Day at Denver Art Museum Designer Demos…

a_young_designer_in_the_makingMy second day “demonstrating” design at the Denver Art Museum designer studio was really fun! It was very hard to demonstrate, though, as I got a lot of people coming in to ask questions. I explained the process of haute couture to someone who works at the Denver Art Museum. I found it surprising when a few people asked me if Yves Saint Laurent sewed everything…Hoo, boy, that would take several lifetimes of working 24 hours a day to accomplish that. Makes me think of a Brothers Grimm tale…No, Yves Saint Laurent had the best seamstresses, patternmakers and drapers working with him. All couturiers have only the best. Have trouble sewing on a button? Well, these people do not and they would sew it so perfectly that you would think they had made it as if by magic (almost). Continue Reading →