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November 19, 2009

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Inky

i love the blog and everything is informative and beautiful to look at, but this dress continues to be my favorite post

http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/08/norman-norell.html

Maggie

My favorite blog post has to the the July 14th entry on Madame Olympe. http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/07/meet-madame-olympe.html I have never been a fan of the civil war era fashions. Crinolines? Blech! But this is one of those fashions that makes me want to re-think that stance. It looks to be transitional to the bustle period and the coloring is so simple and yet so striking. I love it!

Ingrid Mida

Although all your posts are both informative and delightful, my favourite post was without a doubt about the crinoline!

Steph @ Tart Deco

I really enjoyed the red cinch belt post http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/10/cinch-belt.html. As someone who tries to wear 50s fashion as much as possible, the cinch belt is one of my favorite accessories (next to the hair flower).

Padawansguide

I love this blog! My favorite post is the one on the 19th century fancy dress gown. :-)

Diana

Oh what a great giveaway!! My favorite post by far is this one about the insane feather hat: http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/07/fashionable-feathers.html

Laurie Tavan

My favorite post is the fancy dress one: http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/10/fancy-dress.html

But I loved the most recent Victorian one too.

Annie

Tough call but I think this is my favorite post:
http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/08/adrian.html
The construction of this evening gown is incredible!

Abie

My favorite is the Tina Lesser post. I was never familiar with her, but her work is gorgeous!
http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/09/skirttina-leserc-1955gift-of-mrs-carita-kadison20037925---detail-of-20037925.html

Katrina Andrews

I have to chime in about the Tina Leser skirt as well (http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/09/skirttina-leserc-1955gift-of-mrs-carita-kadison20037925---detail-of-20037925.html). I had never heard of this designer, but your post has inspired me to look for some more information on her and her designs. The intricate lace-work, the luminous blue color, the silhouette of the skirt...I wish I had a piece like this in my own closet!

(And on an unrelated note, I wouldn't mind having that red Valentino gown from the exhibition in my closet as well! I don't suppose the museum has a spare lying around, perhaps? ^_^ )

Bethany

My favorite has to be the hairpin lace dress:

http://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2009/10/hairpin-lace.html

Much as I enjoy getting a glimpse of all the big-name designer garments in your collection, I love that this dress was completely handmade by and personal to the wearer. The crafting technique was new to me, but now I can't wait to try it out myself (thanks for the tutorial link!).

catx

Aw, blast it! It figures that I'd end up being out of touch at exactly the wrong time!

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