A Perfectly Pink 50’s Bathroom

Pink was THE representative color of the 1950s.  It’s popularity is attributed to first lady, Mamie Eisenhower, who loved the shade so much it became known as “Mamie Pink”.  She even decorated the presidential bedroom in it, right down to the monogrammed wastebasket.  Reporters even started calling the White House the “Pink Palace.” And when she was staying in an adjoining suite at a Denver Hospital, where Ike was recovering from a heart attack, she even had a pink […]

By | 2014-02-17T09:09:28-04:00 August 20th, 2009|retro decor|5 Comments

First Lady Inaugural Fashions

People have always been fascinated with the attire of our President’s wife, especially her outfit of choice for the Inaugural Ball.  Of course it was Jacqueline Kennedy who raised First Lady fashion to a whole new level of chicness, the likes of which had never been seen before or since!

Her fashion legacy remains the gold standard to which all First Ladies are now compared. This is especially true for Michelle Obama,  who has very often […]

By | 2014-02-17T09:10:12-04:00 January 20th, 2009|Fashion|Comments Off on First Lady Inaugural Fashions