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Hello friends of MMC! We hope you had a fabulous New Years Eve and we wish you a splendid year to come. Thank you so much for your continued support. In honor of 2012, behold our sale: Mary Meyer Fall 2011 is now 20% off! Treat yourself to something nice and get sexy! WE LOVE YOU. xoxo   My resolution is to look more like Apollonia, seen here in backstage at the Bill Kaiserman show (Photo by Rose Hartman, 1979).  

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Leather in 1979

It's November and leather weather is upon us! In honor of the iconic material, check out the following editorial from a 1979 issue of L'Officiel. The spread goes beyond your everyday leather jacket, showing the versatility of tanned hides.  From a fashion history standpoint, the editorial is also a potent reminder that decadism can be problematic. The big shoulders, big hair, and nipped waist so associated with the 1980s are all in full effect here. Leather forever! On the left: Claude Montana for Ideal Cuir. On the right: Anne-Marie Beretta for Mac Douglas. On the left: Claude Montana for Ideal Cuir. On the right: Beged'Or   Reversible leather - yes please! On the left: Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. On the right:...

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