HISTORY

THE REVOLUTION OF APPEARANCE

  The exceptional scale of the events triggered by the storming of the Bastille, conventionally designated as the beginning of the French Revolution, is usually weighed only from a political and social perspective. However, back then, the very first indicator of any...

LUXURY, FASHION AND BOURGEOISIE

    When it comes to define fashion, the first distinction to be made is between its raison d’être and that of clothing. On the one hand, clothing reproduces the dogma against nudity, answering to the religious and civil call for decency; on the other, fashion...