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The Long Path Established By Gloves

The craft of glove making is an ancient practice of thousands of years. Leather gloves are originally produced to protect the hands in cold weather or for use in manual labour. Over time they become a symbol of elegance, distinction, of a superior social class. But gloves weren't always a wealthy stuff after all. Originally, the gloves were not luxury items but rather first need accessories made in a broad variety of non precious materials and used by shepherds, peasants and soldiers of all times. Since its first use, dating back to the Ancient Egypt, the glove’s history has gathered many anecdotes and traditions which have given a definite nobility to this fashion accessory. Pharaohs used to wear gloves as...

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Hollywood Stars Loved Gloves

It was the look of that period. Elegance was the most important word in fashion. Tidy hairstyle, minimal hair accessory (maybe a hat), perfect lines in the dress, the suit and the gloves were the must-have items of a wardrobe. Iconic Hollywood stars contributed to keep the gloves tradition in fashion between 1950s and 1960s. Audrey Hepburn Wherever you saw Audrey, there was a pair of lovely gloves. In "Sabrina", "Breakfast at Tiffany's", "Charade and all her movies". Always elegant, always Audrey! Humphrey Bogart This Oscar's winner, famous actor, well-knowned by "Casablanca" and "The Maltese Falcon" had such a grace in his style. Always according to the fashion trends. Marilyn Monroe Her long satin gloves... who does not remember them?...

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