Dashing Design Duo -Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman

"Just show me the Silverman's, please." Vogue Feb 1967 “Just show me the Silverman’s, please.” Vogue Feb 1967

When businessman/lawyer Jerry Silverman teamed up with Hollywood costume designer Shannon Rodgers they struck gold.  Between Silverman’s business savvy skills and  Rodgers talent for designing , they  created  a very successful ready- to -wear line that was popular […]

By | 2015-01-04T12:03:44-04:00 August 21st, 2013|Fashion, Memorable people|Comments Off on Dashing Design Duo -Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman

Designer Spotlight: Pauline Trigère


Pauline Trigere Pauline Trigère told friends she wanted to be cremated wearing her trademark red lipstick. When they questioned her – “Why does it matter – who will know?” She replied “I’ll know.”


“Fashion is what people tell you to wear,” said Pauline Trigère. “Style is what comes from your own inner thing.” That’s one of my favorite quotes and comes from a woman […]

By | 2016-05-25T20:01:52-04:00 August 5th, 2013|Fashion, Memorable people|2 Comments

RIP Esther Williams – America’s Mermaid

Esther in a MGM promo photo for the 1946 film "The Ziegfeld Follies". Esther Williams in a MGM promo photo for the 1946 film “The Ziegfeld Follies”.

America’s swimming sweetheart Esther Williams died Thursday, June 6,  2013 at 91 years old.  She will always be remembered for her grace, class, elegance and beauty.

Esther began her career as a competitive swimmer in her teens. She […]

By | 2016-05-25T19:44:11-04:00 June 7th, 2013|Memorable people|2 Comments

What do a Disney Princess and Amelia Earhart have in common?

Nothing, that’s what!  And when photographer Jaime C. Moore went looking for inspiration for her five-year-old daughter’s photo shoot she  found an overwhelming trend. “…no matter where I looked 95% of the “ideas” were the “How to’s” of how to dress your little girl like a Disney Princess.” And what girl doesn’t fantasize about being a princess?

But Jaime really preferred  to give her daughter a more inspiring, real life  female role model to look […]

By | 2013-11-15T19:30:06-04:00 May 30th, 2013|Memorable people|2 Comments

RIP Lilly Pulitizer – The Queen of Preppy Chic

Lilly Pulitzer dress ad 1962 “Style isn’t just about what you wear, it’s about how you live.” -Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitizer (November 10, 1931 – April 7, 2013) passed away yesterday at her home in Palm Beach, Florida at 81 years young. Her bright and bold prints of sunshine yellow, poppy pinks, and citrus greens always made me smile and were enough to transport […]

By | 2013-11-15T19:30:07-04:00 April 8th, 2013|Fashion, Memorable people|Comments Off on RIP Lilly Pulitizer – The Queen of Preppy Chic
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