My Vintage Style-50s Rose Print Dress for Valentine’s Day

50s Rose Print dress

Well, I’ve been away from my blog for awhile. Been very busy with all my downsizing plans and working on my New Years’ resolution of taking more time for myself.  And I am truly feeling much better (and more rested) already!

I’ve been going to more yoga classes, which definitely helps calm the mind,  doing more walking and biking AND dancing!  Which […]

By | 2017-02-20T13:35:33-04:00 February 17th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style|2 Comments

My Vintage Style- Lurex Love

Lurex Ad 1966

Holidays are my favorite time of the year to break out the sparkly stuff. And on the top of my holiday outfit list is anything with Lurex in it. I love Lurex because it gives fabric a nice shimmer and can work for both informal or dressier events, depending on how much is woven into the base fabric.

Many people confuse Lurex with […]

By | 2017-11-18T08:19:41-04:00 January 4th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style|8 Comments

My Vintage Style-50s Summer Dress, Walden Pond and Bauhaus Design

Gropius House Bauhaus Design Lincoln Mass

My recent tour and what I wore!  The house above was built in 1938 by Walter Gropius who was the founder of the Bauhaus school of design in Germany and who eventually became a professor of architecture at Harvard University.

I really enjoy touring various historic homes, many of which have very opulent interiors. Places that are visually impressive, but couldn’t […]

By | 2016-09-13T08:19:47-04:00 September 12th, 2016|My Vintage Style|15 Comments

My Vintage Style- 50s Seashell Print Skirt + Historic House by the Sea


On a recent day trip my husband, Andrew,  and I visited Beauport, the magnificent Sleeper-McCann house in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  I love to tour historic buildings and Beauport is like nothing else I’ve ever seen. Literally built out onto the rocks, it was originally the summer residence of Henry Davis Sleeper, a well known interior designer.  Henry, along with architect Halfden Hansen, began building in […]

By | 2016-09-01T11:27:23-04:00 August 29th, 2016|My Vintage Style, Travel|14 Comments
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