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Come, write about fashion for Wikipedia

Come, write about fashion for Wikipedia

If you know your Gucci from your Pucci, are proficient in French and are looking to make contacts within the fashion world in Paris, this may just be the event for you. Europeana Fashion is hosting another editathon at Les Arts Décoratifs  in Paris on 22 March 2014. You are invited to come and write […]

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Who ‘owns’ fashion? Europeana Fashion releases IPR guidelines

Blog first posted on the Europeana Fashion blog. What do Chanel’s interlocking Cs and  Louboutin’s red sole have in common? The answer is they are all protected by intellectual property rights (IPR). As many professionals in the cultural and creative industry often face IPR, Europeana Fashion has decided to release its guidelines on how to […]

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Become Wikipedia’s Best Fashion Editor

From 12 November-12 December, Europeana Fashion is hosting the online Europeana Fashion Challenge on Wikipedia. During this month-long challenge, participants are invited to edit articles related to fashion on Wikipedia with a chance of winning some great prizes. Tour of the Nordiska Museet, venue for a Europeana Fashion edit-a-thon earlier this year. Photo Erwin Verbruggen, […]

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Everyone loves a good wedding

Whether it’s the dresses, the drinking, the dancing, or ok, the heartwarming declarations of love, there aren’t many people who don’t enjoy a good wedding. If you would like to brighten up your autumn day with a bit of wedding inspiration or nuptial nostalgia, we have two things you might like… First of all, the […]

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Vintage Hair Styling Tips

Curls, twists, waves, updos or a good quiff, these are just a few examples of the popular hair styles in the 20th century. We’ve been worrying about how our hair looks since thousands of years ago. Even the big Greek writers Aristophanes and Homer both mentioned hairdressing in their writings.  The word ‘hairdresser’ appeared in […]

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Sharing designer knowledge with Wikipedia

What links fashion designer Fong Leng with a festival organiser, a member of the Dutch Costume Society and Wikipedia? The answer – the Europeana Fashion editathon in Utrecht on 13 May 2013. Europeana Fashion is a project which aims to provide Europeana with outstanding and rich material about the history of European fashion, including more […]

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Europeana Fashion Tumblr Curated by Mode Museum

In the month of May, Mode Museum (MoMu) curator Karen Van Godtsenhoven is taking over the Europeana Fashion Tumblr. With MoMu currently amidst preparations of an exhibition around the anniversary of the renowned Antwerp Fashion Academy, the curation of the Tumblr is inspired by Karen’s research. Screenshot of the Tumblr with a sketch by Marina […]

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Fashion Heritage for the Masses – Join us on Tumblr

Last year you might remember we dived into the world of Pinterest with five of our partners including the University for Barcelona, Biblioteca de Catalunya and the Varna Public Library. This year, we’re embarking on another exciting idea, but this time on blogging site, Tumblr. We’ve teamed up with our very good friends at Europeana […]

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