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Why Did the Women of the Portuguese Family Wear Turbans When They Arrived in Brazil?

A turban is a type of cloth headwear that comes in different styles and variations. These are often worn by Sikhs and are part of their identity. But did you know that turbans were a fashion trend in the 1800s?  In the 1800s, royal families and aristocrats from Portugal traveled to Brazil to avoid Napoleon’s …

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Why Did Queen Alexandra Wear Chokers?

The British masses completely adored Queen Alexandra of Denmark as she earned a positive reputation with her charity work and fashion sense. During her time as queen, Queen Alexandra directly impacted women’s wardrobes as she always took the effort to be the most finely dressed in any public appearance.  Queen Alexandra’s fashion style showed itself …

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What Happened to Jessica Simpson’s Edible Cosmetic Line?

Jessica Ann Johnson is a singer, actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer from the United States. She rose to prominence after singing in church choirs. Sweet Kisses, her debut studio album released in 1999, sold two million copies in the United States and spawned the commercial success of the single I Wanna Love You Forever. Simpson …

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Queen Elizabeth

How Does Queen Elizabeth Break in Her Shoes?

Ill-fitting shoes frequently cause these fluid-filled bubbles. Shoes that are too tight or too loose can irritate the skin. As a result of the friction, fluid accumulates beneath the upper layer of skin. These skin bubbles can also be caused by excessive moisture or sweat. But do you know how Queen Elizabeth avoids getting blisters?  …

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Limping was a fad in Victorian England. Young women admired the genuine limp of Alexandra of Denmark, bride of the Prince of Wales. So, women went around fake limping, dubbed the “Alexandra Limp.” Shopkeepers at the time sold pairs of shoes with one high heel and one low.

Victorian Strangeness: The bizarre tale of the ladies who limped ALAMY With the honourable exception of Lady Gaga’s frock of meat, it was the most thunderingly daft episode in the entire history of fashion, says author Jeremy Clay. In the well-heeled streets of London, something peculiar was afoot. In Edinburgh too, things were askew. Before …

Limping was a fad in Victorian England. Young women admired the genuine limp of Alexandra of Denmark, bride of the Prince of Wales. So, women went around fake limping, dubbed the “Alexandra Limp.” Shopkeepers at the time sold pairs of shoes with one high heel and one low. Read More »

Audrey Hepburn was a ballet prodigy as a child and during WWII would put on silent dance performances to raise money for the Dutch resistance. As the occupation worsened, years of malnutrition weakened her too much to ever have a viable career as a ballerina, so she turned to acting instead

Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British[a] actress and humanitarian. Recognised as both a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend from the Golden Age of Hollywood, and was inducted into the International …

Audrey Hepburn was a ballet prodigy as a child and during WWII would put on silent dance performances to raise money for the Dutch resistance. As the occupation worsened, years of malnutrition weakened her too much to ever have a viable career as a ballerina, so she turned to acting instead Read More »

An Elmo cameo was written for the 2011 Muppets film but was stopped by Children’s TV Workshop lawyers. Ironically, the scene featured the Muppets attempting to recruit Elmo but getting stopped by his lawyers.

‘The Muppets’: Where’s Elmo? Moviegoers might be disappointed to learn that the character does not appear in Disney’s reboot. This story originally appeared in the Nov. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Fans of Elmo might be let down to learn that the character does not appear in Disney’s Nov. 23 reboot The Muppets. …

An Elmo cameo was written for the 2011 Muppets film but was stopped by Children’s TV Workshop lawyers. Ironically, the scene featured the Muppets attempting to recruit Elmo but getting stopped by his lawyers. Read More »

What is the Titus Cut?

In today’s world, women sport different hairstyles; some traditional, some interesting, and some radical. In the past, French women who had short hair did it for a reason.  What could that reason be? The Titus cut was a trendy female haircut during the French Revolution. It was inspired by the way executioners chopped the hair …

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When Did They Discover the Existence of the Inuit of Northwest Greenland?

The Inuit, also known as the Smith Sound Inuit, are Greenlandic Inuits who were historically known as Arctic Highlanders. They are the northernmost group of Inuit and the northernmost people in North America, living in Greenland. They were previously known as Polar Eskimos. Inuit make up approximately 1% of Greenland’s population. The Inuit of northwest …

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