November 2015 favorites

Here are my November 2015 favorites:

* Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, the portrait-painter of Queen Marie-Antoinette

I’d love to see Vigée Le Brun exhibition in Paris. French painter Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun painted celebrities of her time such as Queen Marie-Antoinette or Lady Hamilton and also touching family portraits.

Madame Vigée Le Brun and her daughter, Julie, circa 1789 (self-portrait)

Madame Vigée Le Brun and her daughter, Julie, circa 1789 (self-portrait)

* Changing Fashion for the Sake of the Climate

Fashion Revolution France team is organising a colloquium on Fashion’s environmental impact. The colloquium takes place on December 7 in Paris and will be translated into English. Entrance is free but registration is required.

* A picture of Diana Rigg wearing a pantsuit in the Sixties

Diana Rigg wearing a pantsuit in the Sixties

* An Art Nouveau walk in Vienna

* Does Divestment Work?

The New Yorker is wondering whether divestment such as fossil-fuel companies divestment is efficient. According to the article, divestment doesn’t decrease share prices so it doesn’t hurt financially the targeted companies. It mainly harms the companies’ image.

* The Case Against Buying Christmas Presents

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