Category: History

Hollywood History: Madeleine Carroll

I often say that if I had one wish (besides the obvious wishes that would take first priority, like saving the world and good health and wealth for all) I would wish for the chance to go back in time. It would be difficult for me to pinpoint one specific era, but I tend to …

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Sir Cecil

If you’re like me, you probably know Sir Cecil Beaton best for his photography… However, he was also known and very well respected for his work as a costume designer, artist, set designer and published diarist. He designed costumes for many hit movies, such as: Gigi (1958), Anna Karenina (1948) and My Fair Lady (1964) …

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Summer at Tiffany…the book

One thing I love to do when I have time alone is curl up and read a good book. Since, today, my bedroom serves as my “boudoir”, I usually lie in my bed to read. In my dream (and hopefully near future) boudoir (of my very own), I would lie upon something like one of …

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Olive Oyl Royale (part II)

This is a continuation of the post from January 6, 2010 titled Olive Oyl Royale (part I). Below I have listed many additional nautical looks that range from Old Navy to Louis Vuitton. Even without these modern day nautical looks, Olive Oyl still won her man. It just goes to show you that good looks …

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La Vie en Rose

Call it what you want…snow globe, music box, it doesn’t matter. What matters is that it is fabulous and I love it. This was a gift from my best friend (since the fourth grade) so it is very special, and it compliments my boudoir perfectly. She purchased it a few years back at (you probably …

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