Winters Past

20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

November 12, 2018
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Tilt Your Turban to the Back

I’ve been writing the occasional series of blog posts showing how to  wear different styles of vintage hats, like these:  the beret, the pillbox,  the cloche and the fedora. No matter the style, when a modern lady tries on just … Continue reading

April 9, 2018
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Fanciful Forties Frocks

Recently I became the proud (though temporary) owner of some breathtaking 1940s day dresses. Be still my beating heart! Here are some snaps of them on my clothesline: The details: The prints: The edges of fashion decades are fuzzy, meaning … Continue reading

August 6, 2017
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Wear a Scarf like Grace Kelly

Want a touch of retro glamor in about 10 seconds flat? Emulate Grace Kelly in a headscarf  and you, too, can look like movie star in the south of France even when you’re heading to Publix to pick up a … Continue reading