Born on this day in fashion history: Raoul Dufy, June 3, 1877

Happy birthday to the French artist Raoul Dufy, born on this day in fashion history in 1877. As a young man, Dufy studied painting at Paris’ prestigious Ècole des beaux-arts, finding early success with an evolving artistic style that found inspiration in avant-garde art movements of the era, including Impressionism, Fauvism and Cubism. Dufy was a man … Continue reading Born on this day in fashion history: Raoul Dufy, June 3, 1877

Fashion History Now: Rihanna for Dior

The high profile relationship between Rihanna and fashion is nothing new, but her most recent collaboration with the storied House of Dior is particularly unique: the twenty-seven year old pop star is the first black woman to front one of the world’s–and history’s–most coveted fashion brands. This is equally exceptional and unacceptable, considering it took … Continue reading Fashion History Now: Rihanna for Dior