Emilie Flöge: a woman to be remembered

By | April 8th, 2021|Categories: Fashion, Women's History|Tags: , |

When I met with Murdoch Mysteries costume designer Joanna Syrokomla earlier this year, I asked her about her favorite women from history and she mentioned Emilie Flöge, particularly for her fashion sense. Always curious about trendsetters from the early 1900s, I read up on Flöge and quickly became a fan. She was an early female [...]

Jacques Doucet – Great Old Master of Fashion Design

By | February 19th, 2016|Categories: Edwardian Era, Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   Doucet - a Name in Fashion for Three Generations   Jacques Doucet may not be a household name anymore, but he was once one of the most prosperous and well-respected fashion designers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Doucet name had been associated with lingerie and fine linen [...]