My friend from London is visiting, hence my absence from this blog, and told me about a trend I feel obligated to share with you all. In England, as well as parts of Paris, there is a movement with upper class women as well as authors and other artists, of cross-dressing as men. Let me… Continue reading Boyette Fashion in England
We all know about Chanel N 5 that first came out five years ago. That was the first abstract, meaning unidentifiable, scent. She is quoted as saying she immediately knew it would be timeless because a “number needs no translation”. And now she has brought us a revolution in dress design. The latest buzz is… Continue reading Coco and the LBD
I love the sun-kissed skin trend as much as the next girl, but oh how I wish I had the time to go to the beach more to perfect mine! I hope my husband and I will go to a seaside resort this summer. Now that we’re all thinking about the beach, let’s talk about… Continue reading To the beach we go
We have all seen them in the papers and heard about them on the radio; you may even know one. I’m talking about gangsters (also known as racketeers or bootleggers). In these challenging times of Prohibition, gangsters have become entrepreneurs and used this law as a way to profit from illegal bootlegging. Al Capone along… Continue reading Gangster Fashion
Flappers seem to be all around us these days! They are so easily identifiable; I could not avoid doing a post about their fashion! There are different perceptions and definitions of flappers floating around. From a prostitute or immoral woman to a wild and flighty young woman. The origin of the term is thought to… Continue reading Flapper Fashion
Today, I got a bob! How thrilling! Now you have probably noticed, as I have, that everyone has a bob these days! It began with the teenagers, my then-high school-age niece got a bob five years ago, but lately it seems even proper women are getting bobs. Everyone in the motion pictures has one, from… Continue reading Bob-bing for a New Hairstyle
You all may have noticed the young women in your life talking more and more about attending college. There has in fact been a significant increase in the number of women enrolled in university these days. Apparently, there are twice as many women in college today as there were 10 years ago! But what are… Continue reading What’s hip to the jive with college students?
Ladies, it’s time to go out! Trade in your two-tone leather and reptile skin shoes for some embroidered and brocaded fabrics and silk for the evening! Maybe even take it up a notch and wear heels with jeweled buckles and decorative inlays. Evening gowns tend to be straight cut or tabard-style with side inserts. They… Continue reading When the Sun Goes Down