Tag: Henri Matisse

La Blouse Roumaine

La Blouse Roumaine and Henri Matisse

The Romanian IA or La Blouse Roumaine as it came to be known has a long lasting love story with French painter Henri Matisse. This is their story …

The Romanian fashion icon

This is the short story of how two painters’ friendship and their admiration for the traditional symbols turned decades later the Romanian IA into a fashion icon.

Falling in Love with My Romanian IA

Do not let yourself mislead by the word IA! This time I’m not writing about information architecture. This time is about the Romanian IA, the traditional blouse wore by our peasants for centuries.