Tag: Romanian IA

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 …

Vintage Romanian IA

Vintage Romanian IA Exhibition at ParkLake  

June 24 of each year is the day when The International Day of IA is celebrated all over the globe. This story is about Iulia Gorneanu’s exquisite vintage Romanian IA collection. 

Wedding Day

Wearing Romanian IA on the Wedding Day

This is a love story about my relatives who love La Blouse Roumaine aka the traditional IA. They loved it so much they wore these traditional costumes on their wedding day.

IA – 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.