The Domestic Botanist Blog
24 Jan, 2020
Through the years its symbolic meaning has changed with social and cultural values: from the optimistic message of a 1960s insurance company, to commercialized logo, to an ironic fashion statement, to a symbol of rave culture imprinted on ecstasy pills, to a wordless expression of emotions in text messages.
The story of the happiness symbol is surprisingly complex with millions of dollars at stake.
02 Apr, 2019
Perhaps the only style that a two-year-old girl and a 35-year-old man can both wear, the Breton striped top is an ultra classic—and one of the easiest patterns to wear. Breton tops have become something of a French stereotype. Here's a short history of the iconic striped top.