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The 74-year-old fashion designer Rei Kawakubo at MET with a Comme des Garçons exhibition

The open-minded 74-year-old fashion designer Rei Kawakubo at MET with a Comme des Garçons exhibition - not only twenty fashion blog

  The Metropolitan Museum of Art – MET – opened the new show for its 2017 Costume Institute exhibition and Met Gala 2017: “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons Art of the In-Between”. This is the first monograph show at the museum starring a living designer since its Yves Saint Laurent exhibit in 1983, and we can say she’s earned that! Andrew Bolton, the Costume Institute’s curator in charge, …

Top 3 t-shirts you must have, it’s for a good cause!

Top 3 t-shirts you must have, it’s for a good cause - Women T-Shirt - brigitte bardot

  Fashion t-shirts are comfortable, ironic, convenient, useful, and allow you to be cool. You can wear a simple white tee with an elegant skirt, for example, and the whole outfit looks well balanced, as this pic of Brigitte Bardot shows us.   You can flaunt a t-shirt also to send funny, artistic, clever messages. Just to mention one, do you remember the famous t-shirt …

Vogue celebrates American Women

American Women "Latinas in Los Angeles" - Salina Zazueta-Beltrán, Isabella Ferrada, and Victoria Valenzuela in East Hollywood. ph Stefan Ruiz, 125 anniversary Vogue US - Not Only Twenty, fashion blog over 40

  Can you think of a better way to commemorate the anniversary of a women’s magazine than celebrating diversity in the modern women? That’s what Vogue has just done. To celebrate its 125th birthday, Vogue decided to photograph “American women” coast to coast, glorifying the uniqueness through amazing pictures that represent a new standard open to all kinds of beauty, as Sally Singer says: “Our intention was to …

Alicia calls for #nomakeup and celebs jump on board

Alicia calls for #nomakeup and celebs jump on board - not only twenty fashion blog

After Alicia Keys‘s courageous decision, no-makeup movement began to impose a new self-consciousness. Social media were filled with #nomakeup selfies, as well as #wokeuplikethis. No wonder that normal people join the movement, but what it’s really interesting is how celebrities welcomed the initiative. They choose to go makeup free to reveal their natural beauty, they just choose to face the “stage pressure” and show everybody …

Girl on Girl, a photography book made by women to explore the Female Gaze

Juno Calypso – "A Dream In Green", 2015 - charlotte jansen book, Girl On Girl: Art And Photography In The Age Of The Female Gaze, not only twenty fashion blog

  Women photography and women photographers….the point is: How should we look at women? How can we say to make room for women if they are always showed with a male gaze? Charlotte Jansen, a renowned critic and curator, has brought together a new generation of female artists, the emerging women photographers who live in a world made by and for men. Editor at large …

Linda Rodin, 60 years living a fashion life in jeans

Linda Rodin, 60 years living a fashion life in jeans Not Only Twenty, over 50 fashion denim

  Linda Rodin, icon of beauty, who tried to become a photographer at her very beginnings, than she ended up becoming a stylist. This 69-year-old amazing woman has worked for 35 years in fashion industry as a stylist for the main players (Harper’s Bazaar just to name one), since in 2007 she founded her Rodin skincare line – RODIN Olio Lusso. Everyone knows her for …

Lena Dunham says “As a Woman in Hollywood You Just Can’t Win”

No matter if you lose weight or you get fat, Lena Dunham says “As a Woman in Hollywood You Just Can't Win” - not only twenty - fashion, style, blog, #over40 #over50

  No matter if you lose weight or you get fat, Lena Dunham says “As a Woman in Hollywood You Just Can’t Win”   Even if you are the most brilliant woman – as Lena Dunham is, you can’t win Lena Dunham is an American actress, writer, producer, and director. She has received numerous Emmy award nominations and two Golden Globe awards. She became the …

Remembering: Baja California

baja california

Remembering the windy weather in Baja California   In March 2007, taking advantage of being in San Diego for a work meeting, my husband and I decided to visit Baja California. Baja California, the Mexican strip of land on the Pacific Ocean where along its coast whales go to give birth from February to March. We thought that in Mexico in March the weather should …

A fashion T-shirt by Marc Jacobs for the Women’s rights

A fashion T-shirt for the Women’ rights, a Marc Jacobs and Grace Coddington partnership, inspired by Hillary Clinton, for Women's right, women's day - not only twenty fashion blog

  You know, I’m not an enthusiastic of the Women’s Day, just because I think that each woman should be celebrated every day of her life. Having said that, I should be honest and admit that the combo Marc Jacobs  + Grace Coddington + Hillary Clinton is amazing! In occasion of the #InternationaWomensDay, Marc Jacobs and Grace Coddington have partnered to create a limited-edition tee. The …

I love Lyon: remembering

I love Lyon remembering

I love Lyon, modern city I like this picture a few years ago because it was taken in a city that I love, Lyon. The photo was taken by my husband while we were doing a tour of the city in  a torrential rain, the curtain of the bar behind me gave us shelter … If you have never been to Lyon I recommend you …

Dolce & Gabbana put on the amazing non-models show

Dolce and Gabbana put on the amazing non-models show DGFW18 Milan Fashion Week - Not Only Twenty Fashion Blog

On the Runway at Dolce & Gabbana’s Fall 2017 Show, Women of All Sizes, Ages and Jobs   What Dolce & Gabbana are offering us during their shows is becoming increasingly controversial…and funny. In this Fall 2017 fashion show the runway was a stage crowded with all kind of people, except models. The casting was a mix of VIPs, especially coming from the web Olympus. …

Beyoncé found the Goddess of love in her feminine journey

Beyoncé found the Goddess of love in her feminine journey - not only twenty fashion blog

Beyoncé performing the Goddess of Love at Grammys   We could say that Beyoncé doesn’t reflect a very elegant conception about fashion. In my opinion, she looks so different from what I think it’s the contemporary fashion. But, to be honest, I’ve to admit that I always like who has the courage to show its own personality also wearing very particular clothes. Why am I …