To stave off COVID Cabin Fever my husband and I have been trying to visit as many outdoor places as possible where it is easy to socially distance. Our latest jaunt involved a road trip to Boothbay Harbor, a picturesque coastal town in the state of Maine. We have friends in the area we wanted to visit, plus we wanted to tour the […]
It’s really easy to fall into a rut of just sitting in PJ’s all day long or throwing on a pair of sweatpants and a T-shirt because we’ve all been staying home a lot more lately. But there is another option. How about a comfy caftan? In 1966 Vogue editor, Diane Vreeland, introduced caftans to her readers, claiming they were “fashionable for the beautiful people.” […]
When I put these fall outfits together I was envisioning romantic and classic. Something that would be appropriate for a weekend at the country estate, if I owned one! Think Ralph Lauren meets Laura Ashley.
The style originated centuries ago in England, popularized by the British aristocracy. When travelling to their rural homes they required a totally different wardrobe than […]
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 […]