Category Archives: Mme Gres

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

I have recently become particularly enamoured with the fantastic French designer Mme Grès who specialised in statuesque Grecian mid-century masterpieces of fashion.  Despite her work being extraordinarily popular she does not sit alongside the other fashion greats of this period … Continue reading

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Polka Dot Fever – 1850s to 1950s

Here at Lady JoJo’s we unreservedly love polka dots so when we saw it all over this season’s catwalks and in so many high-street shops we got a little bit excited.  Remember when leopard print was all over the shops?  … Continue reading

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