My Vintage Style-70s Floral Shirtwaist Dress at Sedgewick Gardens

1970s floral print dress

My hubbie and I really enjoy visiting historic houses, so we’re always on the look out for new places to check out .Recently I discovered, just 20 minutes from me, is the Long Hill Estate with it’s magnificent Sedgwick Gardens.   It’s in Beverly, Mass and being as I lived the first half of my life in the Boston area I […]

By | 2017-09-01T07:28:22+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style, Travel|12 Comments

Bauhaus Beauty-Gropius House in Lincoln Ma.

Gropius House-Bauhaus Design

Recently had the utmost pleasure to visit this mid century modern home built by Walter Gropius in 1938. Mr. Gropius was the founder of the Bauhaus Design School in Germany and later became a professor of architecture at Harvard University.

Wealthy philanthropist, Helen Storrow, gifted him 4 acres of land in Lincoln, Ma and the 20K he needed to build.  Lucky guy!

He traveled […]

By | 2016-09-13T10:56:25+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Travel|8 Comments

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

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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+00:00 August 29th, 2016|My Vintage Style, Travel|14 Comments
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