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1930's Tennis Club

History Inspirations Style

1930's Tennis Club

I love how outfits from almost 100 years ago are still relevant today. Definitely an inspiration for our next collection.

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Gilded Savoy Armor

History

Gilded Savoy Armor

This bright gold armor must've been blinding to enemies on the battlefield. This fine detailing represents the armory fashion of the time - replicating jacquards and woven fabric patterns on metal armor

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Decorated Ceiling at the Louvre

Art History

Decorated Ceiling at the Louvre

"Designed by the architect Louis Le Vau, the Apollo rotunda is the former courtroom of Louis XIV. It was later allocated to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, between 1692 and 1793. The decoration of stuccoes and frescoes dates from the 19th century." - @museelouvre

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Snow near Kyoto, Japan by Kawase Hasui, 1922

History

Snow near Kyoto, Japan by Kawase Hasui, 1922

A beautiful Japanese print of snow falling at Kinkakuji near Kyoto, Japan by Kawase Hasui.

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Books Were Once Super Rare, Beautiful, And Very Expensive

History

Books Were Once Super Rare, Beautiful, And Very Expensive

I found this while browsing the Morgan Library's Instagram page and was reminded of how amazing and rare all books once were. Like seriously, look at the insane amount of detail! Books in the past were rare, expensive objects that were also works of art (literary and literally) possessed by the few and powerful.

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