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Corona talks 8. With a costume designer

Like many women I adore wearing dresses. And when I visit museums I enjoy looking at these beautiful pieces of craft.

Fashion exhibitions

In Denmark I visited fashion exhibitions at Egeskov castle, ”From queen’s garderobe” at Den Gamle by in 2018, ”Holger Blom – Danish couture in top-class” in Skanderborg in 2018. It was also fun to visit Middle Age festival in Horsens a couple of years ago.

I think like many characters in ” La belle Epoque” or ”Midnight in Paris” I would grab an opportunity to experience a certain time in a human history.

But some people don’t need a time machine to travel back in time.

Georgian dresses

Recently I started to follow a costume designer’s page, dedicated to historical dresses mostly from Georgian period (1714 – 1830).

”The Georgian era dress began to drape and flow. Corsets were discarded completely and the body was allowed to feel free and remain in its natural shape. A new style of gown called the chemise gown which was made of thin, flowing cotton usually of white or pastel in color came into the Georgian Fashion”.

I invited the designer for an interview and on a Sunday day we chatted.

So let me present a story about Julia Bennett.

She has connection both to the new and the old world. Her mother is German, and the father is from USA.

The childhood she spent in Germany, later moved to USA, where she lived for 16 years, and several years ago returned to Europe. She lives not far away from Frankfurt.

Julia had always have a great interest in fashion and history. When she was a child she attended local historical festivals and carnivals, wearing clothes from certain periods.

In high school in USA she got interest in drama and sewed several costumes for the school’s theater group.

Later on she graduated a college with a fashion design degree. There she had classes in history of costumes, where she learned about dresses from different eras.

After graduation the designer worked at a local theater, but after a marriage and the first child she had it difficult to work full – time.

Julia decided to start her small business out of her interest in costumes. →→→


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11960007_1193632230653477_694093874363263190_nThis grey Danish Sunday I want to write about sunny Anastasia Takki, painter, designer, author of books and creative studying programms for grownups and children.

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

My name is Anastasia. And it happened for me to be born as a painter. My parents tried many times to direct me for more ‘earth’ professions, but they didn’t successed. From 6 years old I started to sew dresses for my dolls, and from 16, I sewed clothes for myself and my classmates.

I design products as long as I remember myself. I tried all directions in this area from polygraphics to interior design. Because my love to fashion I started to study master’s degree at Lomonosov Moscow State University, where my lecturer was famous fashion critic Aleksandr Vasilev.

And then a miracle happened. I wrote a book, and it was published at one of the biggest Moscow publishing offices, and to my love to fashion I added love to writing.

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Mandalas from dressmaker

14543358_10154115731929542_316999253_nAfter I created a club for talented women in Aarhus, I am blessed with interesting meetings everyday.

This late Friday story is dedicated to an amazing person Catherina. She is one of the loveliest, funniest and kindest people I have met in my life.

Catherina is from Malaysia, but her family originally comes from India.

6 years ago, on the internet, she met a Danish guy, and they started to chat on everyday topics. Half a year later they decided to meet each other in person. Catherina flew to Denmark for the first time to meet her future husband. This couple doesn’t have an easy romantic story. All this time they had to fly thousand of kilometers to see each other. But in the end they decided, that they love each other no matter of distance, languages and cultures. They got married last year.

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Blogger’s first book

8grulxxjx1iMany articles I dedicated to other people.

But on this special day I want to write about myself.

Why is it day special? Because today I released my first book on amazon. And I would be very grateful, my dear readers, if you will support my project.

A little bit about me. I am Ukrainian, who is living in Denmark.

All my school years I was dreaming about travelling, and when I was 19, I found aupair job in Belgium. That year changed direction of my life. I understood how I enjoyed working with kids, I met many people from all over the world and they showed me the diversity of this planet.

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Designer of handbags and future writer

13925631_1114926628568257_3092809729178924031_oToday I want to present you story by Elena. She struggled in her life, but her optimism and hope helped her to achieve new goals and dreams.

Good day everyone, my name is Elena. I am 35 years old. I am married for 18 years and I have a 13 years old son. My men are my team.

Now we live in the USA, where we came 3 months ago.

We love warm and sunny Florida, where summer, ocean and smiling people are all year around.

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Lecture about witch children in Nigeria

Latest-About-Anja-Ringgren-Loven-Husband-David-Emmanuel-Uwem-4Today I attended a very interested lecture in Aarhus.

It was hold by Anja Ringgren Loven.

Anja became international known because of her charity organisations ‘Din Nød hjælp‘ and ‘Hope for children of Africa‘.

I saw a documentary about her and read several articles, so when I heard about an opportunity to listen her speech, I was very exited.

Anja was talking about her life story, and I want to share it with you, my readers.

Anja was born in Denmark, her mother was a nurse, and she was brought up with the idea to help others (‘Life is long, so we have to take care of each other’ – often said her mother). Also she remembers, that when she and her sister didn’t want to eat dinner, the mother told, that children in Africa are starving, so they shouldn’t waste food. So the interest to Africa came from childhood.

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Lecture about meaning of life

Лого Хаб Лаб в вектореThis weekend I attended several interesting events, among them – seminar about destination at “Hub Odessa”. The seminar was dedicated to Hub’s new program of social enterprise. The speaker of seminar was Igor Solodov. He was telling about a lot of interesting things and I want to share the information with you.

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Bushmen and baboons in one post

10937629_407179206114044_113824718_nNext guest of the blog is Rudolph. I met him on facebook group ”Friends without borders – international friendship”. Somehow his post catched my attention immidiately, and after my request he kindly agreed to tell his life story.10945404_407178262780805_1672173067_n

Rudolp is 48 years old and he was born and raised in South Africa, the country that is known for its rich ethnic and cultural diversity!

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Интервью с одесским бизнесменом

Я всегда любила поезда. Особенно истории, связанные с этим видом транспорта. Сколько раз у меня завязывались разговоры с попутчиками, которых я никогда больше не видела. Думаю, наши плацкарты заменяют людям психологов и так необходимого искреннего человеческого общения. Ведь, какое чувство комфорта – рассказать человеку о самом сокровенном, зная, что больше вы никогда не встретитесь.
К счастью, Сергей, в поезде Одесса – Киев, не рассказывал мне ужасы своей жизни. Наоборот, поведал мне о своей работе и причинах деловой поездки. Сергей ехал с большой компанией на семинар в Москве, и они оказались прекрасными и веселыми попутчиками.

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