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.” […]
Where to begin? For the last few months I’ve packed and/or purged the contents of my Florida home, which included a large addition that housed my vintage business of 16 years. This has been the culmination of my downsizing/semi retirement plan my husband and I have been working towards for a couple of years now. What we didn’t plan on is that we would sell […]
Melanie Garbo Byrnes, owner of Vintage Diversity in Fort Lauderdale, and a long time vintage loving friend of mine, recently gifted me this wonderful 1930s silk velvet hostess gown. Despite it needing some TLC, I knew I could repair this beauty so that I could wear it just in time for some holiday entertaining.
I had to carefully hand stitch […]
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 […]