(RESUME AUDIO EN FRANCAIS) FRENCH AUDIO SUMMARY I was swept away by this never-before told story of Aldo Gucci told by his daughter, Patricia Gucci. Patricia's mother, Bruna, barely 20, was Aldo's love of his life- but not his real wife (until very much later). She was his mistress, and as such she was kept... Continue Reading →
FASHION UNSTITCHED: Designer Book Review- Dapper Dan
Where We Unravel the World of Fashion Three more amazing books coming your way in the next weeks. And I still can't decide which is more flamboyant than the next! Let's start with today's review. Dapper Dan - Made in Harlem- A Memoir Another fantastic Audible read. I basically binged three days on this, walking... Continue Reading →
Women in Fashion: 3 Brief Book Reviews
My go-to books are always fashion or history-related; with most often it being a mix of both. To go further, my favourite kinds of reads are biographies or autobiographies- especially about women. I just recently devoured three such books that fit all of the above, and am here to let you in on these: Vivienne... Continue Reading →
Styling on the Repeat- Fabulous Friday’s Linkup Party!
Back to some fashion styling this week and more looks as we are in full autumn swing here in Montreal. Weather has been gradually dipping and garment layering has been on the rise! Here's what I've been styling up: Work had me filling in for an information event at the exhibition hall in our Montreal... Continue Reading →
Fashion-Academic Books…My Reviews
Ok, so these are once again Audible books. Gone is the feeling of never having any time for a good book- and I'm truly addicted! Being both a Fashion History, and Fibres & Textiles teacher, you can imagine the thrill of me delving in both these areas combined, in not only One- but TWO books!... Continue Reading →
3 Fashion Books You’ll Want to Read…
If you'd rather LISTEN to the book reviews, click below (3 min) https://lucybertoldi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/3-fashion-book-reviews-sept.15-2021.m4a Fashion Book Reviews! I've told you before how much this Audible thing is working for me- I can finally get through books without falling asleep! I don't know how it's come to this, as I've always been an avid reader- but now?... Continue Reading →
Fashion Related Book Reviews: Hooked on Audio Reading!
I may be a late comer to 'listening to books'- but let me tell you that I'm not leaving! I recently tried out Audible Books (this is not a paid review!)- and I was thrilled! I've been wanting to read more lately...but why is it that I either have no time to do so, or... Continue Reading →
Fashion- Related Books: Reviews
Fashion- Related Books: Reviews I've had the pleasure- and I really mean pleasure, of devouring some really good fashion books as of late. Let me get right down to it: Iris Apfel- my dearest all time favourite icon has a book out: IRIS APFEL accidental icon- Musings of a Geriatric Starlet This book is absolutely... Continue Reading →
FABULOUS FRIDAY’S Linkup Party- DIY Time, Looks and Always a Challenge!
Did you think I’d let another week go by without a DIY- I’m trying not to! I may not post one every single week…but would you believe me if I told you I have a basket filled to the brim just waiting for me to transform what’s in it? Yes, it’s true. Oh well, one... Continue Reading →
The Upside to Confinement
Who would have thought it would come to this? And now we are all in it together- even though we must keep apart. Can it be that this confinement due to Covid-19 can actually bring us back to a newfound quality-time? We shall not be defeated! Here are some ideas for how this Montreal girl... Continue Reading →