1. Motivation: “When I wake up in the morning, I feel like any other insecure 24-year-old girl. Then I say, ‘Bitch, you’re Lady Gaga, you get up and walk the walk today.’”

     
  2. Spotlight: Paul Poiret. Known as Le Magnifique in Paris and the King of Fashion circa 1916.

     
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  4. Item of the Day: The Parasol as worn by fashion stylist and entrepreneur @Rachel Zoe.

     
  5. Influencer: In 1903 German singer Anna Muthesius publishes “Women’s Own Dress” urging women to break free from the fashion dictates of Paris and develop their own style.

     
  6. Spotlight: Josephine Baker performs history making Banana Dance. 90+ years later, twerking catches on.

     
     
  7. Happy 100! @Burberry is commissioned to adapt army officer’s coats for the trenches & the trench coat is born. #vfe #vintage #inspiration

     
  8. Timeline: The Suntan Era 1901-1928: Freed from restrictive clothing, the fashionable set flocks to Malibu to acquire a suntan and flaunt their beach pajamas and summer suits.

     
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  10. The Vintage Fashion Expo returns to Los Angeles in May. Bring your friends and make a day of it. Weekend passes now available. Visit our website for more details: www.vintageexpo.com