This year my fall foliage trip included a stop in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts. We visited Lenox, a town known for Tanglewood, the beautiful music venue where the Boston Symphony Orchestra plays during the summer season. It is also home to many “gilded age” mansions, as the Berkshires used to be a resort destination for the ultra wealthy at the turn of the century. […]
Last month I attended a lovely end of summer event in Salem, Ma. Yes, the town with the witches. The Salem Common Neighborhood Association hosted a Vintage Lawn Party for the second year in a row. And this was my third vintage themed lawn party this year!
Yes, the navy yard, meaning the Charlestown Navy Yard where the historic USS Constitution resides. Every year the Charlestown Navy Yard runs various World War II themed events. Last month they had a weekend event titled “We Can Do It-Service on the Homefront in WW2” to commemorate the “Greatest Generation.”
I wasn’t able to make all the festivities, but my husband and I were thrilled […]
In a previous post I featured a 70s dress by Cuban designer Don Luis along with a bit about his background. This designer has been under the radar for a while. But more and more vintage enthusiasts are discovering it. His dresses are a great alternative if you love Emilio Pucci designs, but not the price tag.
I recently unearthed this 1970s Don Luis maxi […]
Well, another year has rolled around, which means another Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at the Crane Estate in Ipswich, Ma. The time flew by so fast I feel like I was just there!
This year I opted for a pastel floral cotton voile dropped waist 1920s dress. Voile is a great airy/floaty fabric, perfect if you have to be outside on a hot summer day.
Wore my […]