Tailoring Is Art at Sartoria Eleganza

Tailor Nick Eleganza at his shop Sartoria Eleganza at 201 E. 56th St., New York, on Aug. 25, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times) NEW YORK—”Sartoria Eleganza” has a nice ring to it. In Italian, “sartoria” means tailoring and “eleganza,” elegance. Nick prefers to be called by his first name, but sometimes people More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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Sibylle’s Style Diary: Meet Melody Mayer, the Fashion Designer From East Hampton With a Message

(Courtesy of Melody Mayer) This week’s style diary guest is Melody Mayer. After many years in the industry, Melody opened her first boutique and art gallery, WearWithAll, in East Hampton, which is known More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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UK Eco-Fabric Company Helping Designers Take an Ethical Stance

UK eco-fabric company Offset Warehouse is helping designers make ethical choices when it comes to fabrics. (Courtesy of Charlie Ross) It’s an awkward question that might not cross your mind very often: More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
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Sibylle’s Style Diary: Annie Watt on Living in Style Behind and in Front of the Camera

(Courtesy of Annie Watt) Annie Watt is one of the most sought after society event photographers on the New York social scene, capturing images of some of the most stylish people of New York City. In 2014, More...

By admin On Sunday, July 24th, 2016
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Sibylle’s Style Diary: Debbie Christine Tjong on Rocking out What Your Heart Desires

(Courtesy of Debbie Christine Tjong) This week’s style diary guest is the very talented Debbie Christine Tjong, the entertainment director at Howl at the Moon in New York City, and to say she’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Americans’ Concepts of Health and Beauty Revealed in Smithsonian’s Digitized Collection of Personal Care Products

Zonas Corn Leaf packaging (undated). Smithsonian National Museum of American History. (Courtesy of Smithsonian National Museum of American History) “Disfiguring humors, scrofula, humiliating eruptions, More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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From Bullets to Bling

Reclaiming beauty from discarded bullet cases and bomb shells: jewellery designer Lucy Georgeson and ethical fashion brand founder Taeko Ohyama. (Si Gross/Epoch Times) LONDON, U.K.—This jewellery is solid More...

By admin On Sunday, July 17th, 2016
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The Colors and Textures of PONO by Joan Goodman

Joan Goodman, owner of Pono jewelry, at her showroom in the Garment District of New York on July 6, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times) Whether it be actress Hillary Swank, sportswoman Venessa Williams, More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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End of an Era: A Look at Valentino’s Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli

Valentino’s fall-winter 2016-2017 Haute Couture fashion collection, presented in Paris, France, Wednesday July 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer) In losing Maria Grazia Chiuri, fashion house Valentino More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Fashion Icon Norma Kamali on Making Women Feel Good

Fashion designer Norma Kamali at her store in Midtown Manhattan on March 14, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times) NEW YORK—Norma Kamali radiates a rare beauty, a glowing gorgeousness that can only come More...