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Favourite books of 2020

Let's start this of with some positive things! I read a total of 103 books in 2020, and these are my favourites. 18-th Century Fashion in Detail by Susan NorthThis is a beautiful book which truly lives up to it's title. You get really close-up details on garments and some text on said garments. You… Continue reading Favourite books of 2020

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Review: 1940s Fashion by Fiona Kay and Neil R. Storey

I' ve read a lot of fashion history books, honestly, I have. When I was in London recently I found this little one, tucked between some really big books, but it caught my eye immediately! Is it one I recommend? Despite - or perhaps because of - the privations of war, the 1940s was one… Continue reading Review: 1940s Fashion by Fiona Kay and Neil R. Storey

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Review: the Fashion Chronicles by Amber Butchart

Fashion history is my thing, and I absolutely adored Amber Butcharts series on famous paintings and their historical value to fashion historians. It was my biggest dream to become a fashion historian one day, and considering that will never happen, I can pretend by reading all the books about it! The Fashion Chronicles by fashion historian… Continue reading Review: the Fashion Chronicles by Amber Butchart

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Review: From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

I follow Caitlin on youtube, she's hilarious and so intelligent, and those are some pretty good reasons to read her books! Are her books just as great as her videos? Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty embarks on a global expedition to discover how other cultures care for the dead.… Continue reading Review: From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

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Review: the Morgans and the Jewel of Bar-Ran by K.T. Dady

Disclaimer: book provided by author in exchange for an honest review. Sometimes you just crave a middle grade. Something whimsical, something ridiculous, full of adventure, magic and just drift off in another world that doesn't need you to keep track of some silly politics. Luckily, the author contacted me if I wanted to read her… Continue reading Review: the Morgans and the Jewel of Bar-Ran by K.T. Dady