fashion stories

These fashion stories are inspired by editorials, fashion trends and literature.

The necklace

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“Suddenly she discovered, in a black satin box, a superb diamond necklace, and her heart throbbed with an immoderate desire. Her hands trembled as she took it. She fastened it round her throat, outside her high-necked waist, and was lost in ecstasy at her reflection in the mirror.”  The Necklace, Guy de Maupassant.

In my stories darling, I have often been accused of fleeing off somewhere while someone is trying to tell me something. Butcher, Baker and even Proust noticed. I can’t help it really, there are times during my day when I move in leaps and bounds and needless to say, I haven’t noticed the tick tock of a clock in a very long time. CONTINUE READING...

Colours in the cave

Colours and caves

The villagers had to shield their eyes and take in the intricate weaves and colours of their dresses through swift peaks from behind the palm of their hand. All of them stood there, with their dark straight hair, colourless skin and garments, unable to recognise the two girls who had been on their side until lately. CONTINUE READING...

An ode to Wrinkles

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“What else can we do but to give an ode to wrinkles?”

An old woman with deep set wrinkles passed me by yesterday evening while I was walking through one of the stone carved alleys of the silent city. She seemed to have stepped right out of a novel — a Russian novel where it is terribly cold. Her petite aging frame was buried in layers of clothing; her coat collar held high with her old hands carrying protruding veins and a loose gold wedding ring, inhibiting the cold from creeping in and leaving only her face exposed to succumb to the glacial air. CONTINUE READING...