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Louis XIV’s Fashion Tips: Lace Ties, Red Stockings & Heels

When we behold the 17th century portraits, we might be surprised to discover how much red was used in costume details. For example, red stockings. They might seem dreadful to us, however they were the fashion peak for many centuries … Continue reading

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Louis XIV as a Trendsetter

His Majesty had a perfect artistic taste not only in building and dancing. Fashion, among other things, was in his power and I’d say that he was the absolute trendsetter in it. Generally speaking, the 17th century, due to plenty … Continue reading

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At King’s Service: Jean-Baptiste Lully

Any great reign creates a great epoch that is made by great nations formed from great people. Louis XIV’s time is not an exception. Some personalities became great thanks to the period, while other ones were distinguished by the king … Continue reading

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Sacred Meaning of a Doll

Dolls are sacred. Ancient societies made their numerous gods like ones & worshiped them, thus they kept the magic connection that a doll created between a man & the Divine. A doll is a very special toy. In fact it’s … Continue reading

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Scented Magic of a Moment

All what we get is a moment, that’s a fragile instant between after & before. It’s mysterious, almost impossible to catch personification of Present. All our life is threading of moments. They are our pearls & sooner or later enter … Continue reading

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Appeal to Women of the World: Return from a Shopping Wonderland

Our planet still suffers difficult times. There is too little light and too much darkness, too little truth and too many lies around. A fountain of violence, misunderstanding, mental weakness and stupidity is overflowing. We suffocate under an oppressive informational … Continue reading

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Internet for Good

The most significant invention of XXI century has definitely changed the life of humanity. It has provided us unlimited opportunities and has broadened our mind once and for all. This new infinite reality is similar to the ocean: amazing treasures … Continue reading

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