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1960’s Talk at History Colorado

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Photo Courtesy Jeanne Connolly

Mona Lucero talk on 1960’s fashion at History Colorado was a hit!She spoke 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.

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 →