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The dust coat

Dries Van Noten coat in Not Only Twenty

I love the dust coats   When I was a little girl and went with my mom to my aunt’s lab, I often heard  them talking about the dust coat, as one of the mid-season must-have garment. The mid season does not exist anymore, I haven’t seen the tailleurs (jacket and skirt) in a wool lither than the one used for winter clothing that along …

Luigina, the best and unstoppable 80-year-old tailor

Luigina, the best and unstoppable 80-year-old tailor

  This is an inspiring story of someone who still works in their very senior years, a post dedicated to Luigina. Do you remember the couture workshop’s atmosphere of which I’ve talked about in the post About Not? About me Well, Luigina was one of the girls who worked in my aunt tailor’s shop, and a dear friend of my mom and aunt. After some …