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Online Style Lessons with Irina Tirdea

Style is an answer to everything.
a new way to face a boring or dangerous day
doing a boring thing in style is better than doing a dangerous thing without style.
Doing a dangerous thing in style is what I call art.

Bullfighting can be art
Boxing can be an art.
Loving can be art.
Opening a can of sardines can be an art.

Not many have style.
Not many can keep the style.
I've seen dogs with more style than men,
Although not many dogs have style.
Cats have it in abundance.

When Hemingway blew his brains out with a shotgun, that was style.
Some people teach you the style.
Joan of Arc had style.
John the Baptist.
Jesus
Socrates.
Caesar.
García Lorca.

In prison I met men with style.
I've known more men with style in jail than out of jail.
Style is a difference, a way of doing, a way of being done.

Are you quiet herons in a body of water, or you, leaving the bathroom naked without
see me ...
Irina Tirdea

The History of Fashion

'I don't just create clothes, I teach the Style 👠'
'I don't create only clothes, I teach the Style 👠

Online Hair Style Courses by Irina Tirdea
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Lessons of Style 👠 by Irina Tirdea

' Digital Etiquette' by Irina Tirdea IRIS The Coronavirus epidemic overwhelmed the whole planet, let's hope for a little while longer, habits, customs, work, our safety .. our freedom. Having questioned many of our certainties, it forced us to reinvent our concept of life. Well, I have a belief that a smile and good education even in the virtual world, you can win all the battles. Here is a style lesson to follow in times of pandemics. The first thing we need to do is a reflection on ourselves and on our society, let's put our values and priorities back in line. It's like spring cleaning! We must remember, that if we can resist without going out on Saturday night (now we can also celebrate online), not being able to hug the elderly mother who is having a birthday is instead a sacrifice. We must accept that the new must these days is to safeguard our health and that of others, even the mental one. Trends will be the masks.

Backstage IRIS Shooting

The IRIS Method for the perfect wardrobe

Step 1
Clutter reigns in the wardrobe: you will have to identify and separate the garments and accessories from each other.

Step 2
Organization is the key to everything!
Within the wardrobe, separate spaces are intended for use occasions: work, free time, social and special events.
Then equip yourself with the necessary accessories that you will need to organize the garments: triangle hangers for jackets and dresses, clip hangers for skirts and trousers, dividers, vertical organizers, hat racks, shoe racks, etc.

Step 3
The creation of the outfits
It is the most creative and fun phase, in which I provide you with easy and suitable solutions for your style and all physicality.
Each garment has its intended use, someone is more versatile, someone else less, the important thing is to understand what you need to wear for determining dress code and what not. The looks that I propose are many, as many as there are occasions.

Work
In the left door there are garments destined for work and in general for all those moments in which a particularly professional and rigorous look is required, such as business dinners or travel trips.

Free time
At the center are the garments that are used during free time, from weekends at the beach, to barbecues with friends, from visiting the mother-in-law to dinner in an elegant mountain restaurant, playing sports or going dancing (for lovers of ballroom / Latin dance).

Social
In the right door there are the garments that are worn on social occasions, for example social parties, cocktails, fashion shows, the first date, in which a particular dress code is required.

Special events
A corner dedicated to gala dinners: wedding, baptism, red carpet, in which a custom dress code is required for the occasion, clothes used only for these events and which require special care and a way of conservation also based on the season ( such as fur or wedding dress).
by Irina Tirdea IRIS

Lessons of Style 👠

Style Lessons by Irina Tirdea


Welcome to the "IRIS" salon

Coco Chanel used to say: "Fashion changes, but style remains."

This is my advice, dear fashionistas: follow fashion, but find your style ...! Fashion is important to our appearance, but we must look good in the clothes we wear.

Furthermore, we must be careful in the choices according to the occasions, the location, the events in which we participate.

The most important thing is how do we wear it?

The right attitude is elegance! with style ...!

After the error of the Second World War in Europe the process of reconstruction begins.

The 1950s represents a period of rebirth ... especially for women. The elegant and refined woman, after hard years in which she has taken the place of men in factories and offices, resumes her place with more force than ever. As a matter of comfort and practicality, the woman had to masculinize the image of herself, simplify it, losing, at least for the moment, her curves and partly also her femininity.

The fashion of the 50s has the taste of elegance and simplicity, all mixed with joy. A full skirt, a colored belt that highlights the waist, a white shirt and a further touch of color given by an elegantly tied neck scarf were enough to make this era immortal.

To complete the outfit, let's remember the cat eye model glasses, undoubtedly fundamental accessories. Let's not forget, however, that the 1950s are influenced by television and cinema made in the USA: for the first time in history, fashion also comes from below so that young people are able to create a new lifestyle and consequently come out of anonymity. . Not for nothing is this the decade of rock'n'roll, blue jeans, t-shirts and pin-ups.

The leather jacket becomes an indispensable must have in men's fashion. As young women begin to reveal their femininity through the bikini.

In our days fashion is a mix of innovation, research, technology and the past.

It is easy to go back in time through our outfits. But if I were to imagine a world that is joyful, youthful and simple at the same time, I would see him dressed as a pin-up. (IRIS)

Fashion is a way of living, thinking and being linked to an era or a society, and is by its very essence ephemeral, fleeting, fleeting.

Here are some Coco Chanel style rules, launched decades ago, but which are still valid today.

1. "Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not a luxury" Beyond the aesthetic side, the functionality of the garments you wear is also important. Don't wear a haute cooking dress, very expensive, if you don't feel well when you wear it. The cut of the clothes and their style must be to your pleasure; not everything that is new, trendy or expensive is also suitable for you! Coco Chanel is the first designer who promoted the use of trousers for women and introduced them in her collections, offering women a very important gift: freedom of movement. The shoulder bag with chain was also created with the same purpose.

2. "It's a lack of good taste, to go with a couple of million hanging from the colo, just because you're rich." Coco Chanel wore authentic jewels, pearls and diamonds, along with semi-precious materials, even though she had no trouble affording the more expensive jewels. A woman is worth more than the price of clothes and her accessories, and can leave a good impression even more, when she manages to make original combinations, than following the latest fashion trends.

3. "Simplicity is the key to elegance." One of the most precious legacies of the most revolutionary designer in the modern world, Coco Chanel, is “Little Black Dress” - the little black dress. Every woman should have in her wardrobe the simple black dress - it's the MUST - which can be worn at any time of day, every day of the week, without problems. According to the matching accessories, you will be able to create the ideal look for any event!

4. "Fashion passes, but style remains!" Coco Chanel's creations are timeless: LBD - little black dress, universal jacket, quilt bag, Chanel n ° 5 perfume, masculine style look and many others. Beyond changing fashion, the designer affirmed that we have to find our own style. This guarantees a flawless look for all ages and a woman's success.

5. “The bravest act is to think for yourself! And this must be noted. " What would have happened if the designer Chanel had created clothing in the spirit of the time (war, strict rules in a male chauvinist world), instead of innovating? I wonder how long it would take for women to make the transition from skirt to pants, from aesthetic to functionality? Follow Coco's example, dare to stand out in your way of being, not in conformity! The designer also said: "if you are born without wings, do nothing to stop the growth!".

Think carefully which of the rules inherited from the Coco Style, feel that it best represents you and use them with Style!

FASHION GUIDE MANUAL

Either you are a work of art or you wear it.
(Oscar Wilde)

Each generation laughs at old fashions, but religiously follows new ones.
(Henry David Thoreau)

- What do you say, a diamond?
- Just give me a giant closet!
(Mr. Big and Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and The City)

The most beautiful dress a woman can dress are the arms of the man she loves. But, for those who don't have the chance to find this happiness, I am here.
(Yves Saint Laurent)

A fashion that does not reach the streets is not fashion.
(Coco Chanel)

Blessed be fashion that keeps us fickle and light, even when we would like to be profound.
(Erica Jong)

Fashion is not something that exists only in clothes. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, our way of life, what is happening.
(Coco Chanel)

Fashion must be consumed immediately. The best that can happen to a suit is to be worn. Not to be exhibited in a museum.
(Karl Lagerfeld)

Try it! Go for it! More is more. What could possibly happen to you in the end that is so terrible? There is no fashion police ready to arrest you.
(Iris Apfel)

A dress should be tight enough to show that you are a woman and soft enough to prove that you are a lady.
(Edith Head)

Fashion evolves under the impulse of a desire and changes as a result of a rejection. Saturation leads fashion to throw away what until recently adored. Since its profound reason is the desire to please and to attract, its attraction certainly cannot come from uniformity, which is the mother of boredom.
(Christian Dior)

Fools invent fashions and wise men follow them.
(Anonymous)

Fashion is made to go out of style.
(Coco Chanel)

You can get everything you if you're dressed up for it
(Edit Head)

Fools invent fashions and wise men follow them.
(Anonymous)

Fashion is made to go out of style.
(Coco Chanel)

You can get everything you if you're dressed up for it
(Edit Head)

Women usually love what they buy, but they hate two-thirds of what's in their closets.
(Mignon McLaughlin)

Rather forgive a bad foot than bad socks.
(Karl Kraus)

A man can wear what he wants, it will always remain a woman's accessory.
(Coco Chanel)

Foolish women follow fashion, pretentious women exaggerate; but women of good taste come to terms with it.
(Émilie du Châtelet)

Fashion passes style remains.
(Coco Chanel)

The cardinal sin is not being dressed badly, but wearing the right thing in the wrong place
(Edit Head)

Elegance is not being noticed, but being remembered.
(Giorgio Armani)

I personally depend on Givenchy as American women depend on their psychiatrist.
(Audrey Hepburn)

If a woman is badly dressed, the dress is noticeable. If she is impeccably dressed, the woman is noticeable.
(Coco Chanel)

God made the woman and the tailors made the woman.
(Pitigrilli)

Women follow fashion for men to follow.
(Anonymous)

I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.
(Marilyn Monroe)

"Victoria Albert Museum". When I arrive at the room that houses the history of fashion, I become rigorous and scientific. I spend more time there than in any other room. But then clothes and shoes end and the statues and all that junk in the showcases start again.
(Sophie Kinsella, I love shopping)

Style is the dress of thoughts, and a well-dressed thought like a well-dressed man looks much better.
(Lord Chesterfield)

The changing of fashions is the tax that the industry of the poor imposes on the vanity of the rich.
(Nicolas de Chamfort)

Fashion determines the price of goods and the value of virtues.
(Anonymous)

Put on a trench coat and you'll feel like Audrey Hepburn strolling around Paris.
(Michael Kors)

The dress must not hang on the body, but follow its lines. It must accompany the wearer and when a woman smiles the dress must smile with her.
(Madeleine Vionnet)

I don't do fashion, I am fashion.
(Coco Chanel)

Fashion is refinement that runs in the face of vulgarity and fears of being surpassed.
(William Hazlitt)

Fashion is feminine, therefore capricious.
(KJ Weber)

Fashion is neither moral nor immoral, but it is made to raise morale.
(Karl Lagerfeld)

All women's clothes, in every age and country, are but variations on the eternal struggle between the desire to be dressed and the unconfessed desire to undress.
(Lin Yutang)

High fashion allows women to rediscover a silhouette that age has made them lose.
(Charles James)

Fashion is the way of saying you are without having to speak.

(Rachel Zoe)

Fashion never has to decide who you are. Style decides who you are. And to perpetuate it.
(Quentin Crisp)

Give a woman nice shoes and she will conquer the world.
(Marilyn Monroe)

I just want to change the world, one sequin at a time.
(Lady Gaga)

Fashion is architecture: it's a question of proportions.
(Coco Chanel)

Some people think that luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
(Coco Chanel)

There is only one great fashion: youth.
(Leo Longanesi)

Every new fashion is a refusal to inherit, it is a subversion against the oppression of the old fashion; fashion is lived as a right, the natural right of the present over the past.
(Roland Barthes)

In fashion it was even easier, because, as Barthes said brightly, fashion is the rotation of possibilities. It is the idea that there are some possibilities that are being exploited in a circular manner. Even if you never go back to the same point ... You proceed, if you want, in a helical or spiral way.
(Gian Paolo Fabris)

The common man covers himself. The elegant man gets dressed.
(Michele Pernozzoli)

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.
(Audrey Hepburn)

Everything is in the attitude.
(Diane von Furstenberg)

Over the years I have learned that what's important in a dress is the woman who wears it.
(Yves Saint Laurent)

Being "in fashion" could be a disaster for 90 percent of women. You are not a Vogue page.
(Anonymous)

Fashion is what you follow when you don't know who you are.
(Quentin Crisp)

The way you dress shows what you have in your heart: adultery or purity, the joy of life or depression.
(Danilo Ascoli)

The dress does not make the monk ... it makes the Lord!
(Michele Pernozzoli)

There is nothing that touches our imagination as much as a beautiful woman in a simple dress.
(Joseph Addison)

I wanted to invent only one thing in life: blue jeans: there is nothing more spectacular, more practical, more relaxed and easy-going. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - everything I want for my clothes.
(Yves Saint Laurent)

Look after your appearance: who said love is blind?
(Mae West)

Many men have told me that I have saved their marriage. Maybe it cost a fortune in shoes, but it's a lot cheaper than a divorce.
(Manolo Blahnik)

Rather out of the world than out of fashion.
(Proverb)

Fashion law: if the shoe fits your foot, it's ugly.
(Anonymous)

The only thing that separates us from animals is our ability to put accessories.
(Robert Harling)

The triumph of accessories in this era is easily explained. People dress in an increasingly deconstructed and casual way. Bags and above all shoes remained to give the sexy touch to every look.
(Tamara Mellon)

Sometimes things are in fashion so ugly and unpleasant that it seems that fashion wants to demonstrate its power by making us wear what is most detestable;
(George Simmel)

The only downside to being the daughter of a fashion industrialist is that every time I sleep with a guy, I have to see my father's name written on his boxers.
(Marci Klein)

Clothes are a beautiful passion. Some dream of having a large swimming pool, I prefer wardrobes!
(Audrey Hepburn)

Pride refers to what we think of ourselves; the vanity of what we would like others to think of us.
(Jane Austen)

I hate narcissism but I approve of vanity
(Diana Vreeland)

Walk as if there are three men behind you.
(Oscar de la Renta)

Dress well wherever you go, life is too short to go unnoticed.
(Paris Hilton)

A man will never treat you better than a department store.
(From the movie "I Love Shopping")

I can't concentrate in flat shoes.
(Victoria Beckam)

The models are basically just genetic freaks of nature, who spend two hours a day with hairdressers and makeup artists.
(R. Romijn Stamos)

Why these grave or meditative masks that we see so often on models in fashion photographs? What intensity do they charge their eyes with? Would they perhaps mean to us that, since they put on this jacket or this minishort, the highest thoughts visit them? Suddenly, in this strapless dress, they perceive the most opaque philosophies, do they clarify the mysteries of being?
(Eric Chevillard)

People rarely discern eloquence under a worn cloak.
(Juvenal)

The cloak covers the ugly and the beautiful
(Proverb)

When will I stop modeling? It depends on the effectiveness of my wrinkle cream.
(Heidi Klum)

The greatest ally of fashion is conformity.
(Roberto Gervaso)

The public must not understand fashion and must be outraged. This is the triumph of fashion.
(Jurij Lotman)

Fashion is so unbearably bad that it needs to be changed twice a year.
(Oscar Wilde)

In difficult times, fashion is always scandalous.
(Elsa Schiaparelli)

Fashion should be a form of escape, not imprisonment. (Alexander McQueen)

Ten years before its time, a fashion is indecent; ten years later, it is hideous; but a century later, it's romantic.
(James Laver)

Fashion is at the same time being and not being, it always finds itself on the watershed between past and future and gives us, as long as it is flourishing, a sense of the present so strong that it surpasses any other present in this sense.
(George Simmel)

Fashion always reflects the times in which it lives, even if, when times are trivial, we prefer to forget it.
(Coco Chanel)

The most daring combinations succeed in making materials and shapes sing.
(Krizia)

The dress must follow the body of a woman, and not vice versa.
(Hubert de Givenchy)

Luxury is freedom of spirit, independence, in short, the politically incorrect.
(Karl Lagerfeld)

I consider myself an artist, with the only difference that my creations are worn, they don't hang on a wall.
(Roberto Cavalli)

Style is having the courage of one's choices, and also the courage to say no. It is taste and culture.
(Giorgio Armani)

A really elegant one is Kate Moss, capable of mixing an H&M garment with a high fashion piece.
(Barbara Hulanicki)

I am against the fashion of the nude: a good butt is a good butt, but for those who create clothes the naked is self-destruction.
(Giorgio Armani)

The beauty will save the world.
(Fyodor Dostoevsky)

I want my money where I can see it: all hanging in my closet.
(Carrie Bradshaw)

What is a fashion consultant? A woman who imposes her tastes on women who have none.
(Anonymous)

Love is the only brand that will never go out of style.
(Carrie Bradshaw)

And here I am again with the same problem: a wardrobe of clothes and nothing to wear.
(Carrie Bradshaw)

The snobs are the snipers and the vanguard of fashion. They laugh at them at first, but they always end up being right.
(Francis de Miomandre)

Fashion. An artfully created epidemic.
(George Bernard Shaw)

I don't see how a piece of clothing can be indecent. One person, yes.
(Robert A. Heinlein)

I'm kind of a fashion nympho who never reaches orgasm.
(Karl Lagerfield)

The clothes I prefer are the ones I invent for a life that does not yet exist, the world of tomorrow.
(Pierre Cardin)

Any person who leads one to think how much the dress he is wearing is not able to wear it.
(Riccardo Bacchelli)

A waiter is a man who wears a tailcoat without anyone noticing. On the other hand, there are men who look like waiters as soon as they put on a tailcoat. So in both cases the tailcoat has no value.
(Karl Kraus)

Today the skirts are getting shorter and the necklines are getting deeper: we just have to wait for them to meet.
(Pierre-Jean Vaillard)

I have always respected fashion, especially mine.
(Karl Lagerfield)

Fashion is first of all the art of change.
(John Galliano)

I know what women want. They want to be beautiful.
(Valentino)

Women sincerely think they dress for us. Or for them. But it is true that they dress to amaze each other.
(Francis de Miomandre)

No man will make you feel as safe and secure as a cashmere coat and a pair of glasses.
(Coco Chanel)

If I were allowed to choose one of the books that will be published a hundred years after my death, do you know which one I would choose? A fashion magazine to find out how women will dress a century after my death. These rags will tell me about future humanity more than all philosophers, novelists, prophets and scholars.
(Anatole France)

What comes first is the form. Then, the material that expresses the volumes, the fluidity, the languor. Color is but the last element.
(Pierre Cardin)

Who knows how many fig leaves Eva will have tried before saying: "I'll take this".
(Anonymous)

Fashion. The goddess of appearance.
(Stéphane Mallarmé)

If the social forms, the clothes, the aesthetic judgments, the whole style in which man expresses himself, are continuously transformed through fashion, then fashion, that is the new fashion, belongs only to the upper social classes. As soon as the lower classes begin to appropriate it by overcoming the boundaries imposed by the upper classes and breaking the unity of their mutual belonging thus symbolized, the upper classes turn from this fashion to another, with which they again differentiate themselves from the great masses and the game can start over.
(George Simmel)

The essence of fashion consists in always and only belonging to a part of the group while the whole group is already on its way towards it
(George Simmel)

To be a good designer in Hollywood, you have to be a combination of psychiatrist, artist, stylist, tailor, pincushion, historian, nurse and buyer.
(Edith Head)

Not being trendy is the best way to not go out of style.
(Jean Dion)

Fashion has the charm of the beginning and the end together, the charm of novelty and at the same time of transience.
(George Simmel)

Fashion: I am fashion, your sister. Death: My sister? Fashion: Yes, don't you remember that both of us were born from transience? "
(Giacomo Leopardi)

Fashion dies young.
(Cocteau)

I base my fashion sense on what doesn't itch.
(Gilda Radner)

Once the fashion was made by the rich and those in power. Others either adjusted or tried desperately to show that they were allies in power, allies of power, people you could count on, people you could trust, people of good. Now the girls make fashion, and the duchesses copy it.
(Mary Quant)

I've always dressed following basic fashion rules, including: Both of your socks should always be the same color, or they should both be dark enough!
(Dave Barry)

Fashion is a social phenomenon intimately connected to the unconscious activity of the spirit. We rarely know clearly why we like a certain style, or why it is no longer in fashion.
(Carl Lévi-Strauss)

Fashion is what one wears: what others wear has already gone out of fashion.
(Oscar Wilde)

What goes out of fashion enters the costume. What disappears in the costume resurrects in fashion.
(Jean Baudrillard)

Those who are out of fashion purposely accept social content as the fashion freak, but unlike the latter, which forms it in the category of intensification, he molds it into that of negation. Dressing out of fashion can become fashionable in entire circles of an extended society
(George Simmel)

Men often create aberrant fashions to take revenge on women.
(Roland Barthes)

It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, made pathetic, by fashion.
(Yves Saint Laurent)

All the brains in the world are powerless in the face of any nonsense that is fashionable.
(Jean De La Fontaine)

Fashion is anything but a frivolous problem, because it has its roots in religion, politics, art.
(Gillo Dorfles)

Cinderella is proof that a pair of shoes can change your life.
(Anonymous)

Fashion is a ballet, it is the spray of water in the park, the most sublime orchestra of intuitive elegance ...
(Christian Dior)

Fashion: a place of dialectical exchange between woman and goods, between pleasure and corpse.
(Walter Benjamin)

A nudist is simply a human being, with no artificial additives.
(Anonymous)

Fashion must be considered as a symptom of the taste for the ideal that emerges in the human brain above all that natural life accumulates in it, of the vulgar, the terrestrial, the unclean.
(Charles Baudelaire)

After they were driven out, Adam stood at the gates, grabbed a large stick and yelled, "Where was that paradise?" Meanwhile, Eva covered herself with a new fig leaf and said, "How do you like my new dress?"
(Wiet Van Broeckhoven)

Fashion must be a protest.
(Wolfang Jopp)

Fashion is the self-portrait of a society and the horoscope that it makes of its destiny.
(Ennio Flaiano)

The authority of fashion is such that it forces us to be ridiculous in order not to look like it.
(Joseph Sanial-Dubay)

Thus fashion is none other than one of the many forms of life with which the tendency to social equality and that to individual differentiation and variation come together in a unitary action
(George Simmel)

When it comes to fashion