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how to add vintage to your everyday style…

for those that have been reading my blog for a while…or following me on instagram…one thing that definitely stands out…is my love for vintage…while i have been told more than once…that i was born in the wrong era…i do tend to agree…but just that i gravitate to the fashion of the 50’s & 60’s…and didn’t […]

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my treasure finds at the vintage expo…

i was very excited to hear that the vintage expo in san francisco was happening on a weekend that i could actually attend…i have to say…it has been several years since i was able to be at one… so did i have a list? yes & no…i mean there are always things i am looking […]

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my latest treasure find…

while thrifting is therapeutic for me…i do have friends that tease me…as i am on a mission to find those beautiful discarded vintage pieces…the ones that…once they are gone…they are gone…they tease me…saying “do you think you are going to save every vintage piece?” to which of course…i know the answer…but if i can save […]

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the wall of hermes…

on a recent trip out to new york…i spent many of my days scouring consignment & vintage stores…one that i had never been to…but had heard amazing things about…was “what goes around comes around” located in soho…on west broadway… where do i begin…this place was beyond anything i could imagine…first..of course…was the HUGE glass case […]

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the real life miss havisham…

i recently came across an article that truly just blew my mind…while a lot of the story made me sad…the end result…the ending so to speak…was well…truly there are no words…and all i wish…was to be there…to see so much of our history through fashion… a sad story though…as a wardrobe consultant…i am always wanting […]

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my connection to lilli ann…

my fascination with vintage focuses on so many decades…but particularly the coats of the 50’s & 60’s…and of course…any lilli ann fits in that category…the coats & suits were amazing…and to this day are pieces that many vintage lovers look for…including me… for those that don’t know about lilli ann…here is a great descripton taken […]

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playing dress up…

when i got the call from my girlfriend…i knew that it was going to be a total “dress up” afternoon…it all started when a friend of my girlfriend needed some help in a move… so while they were packing stuff up…this friend pulled out some fur coats…and said…”i have no idea what i am going […]

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100 years of fashion in 100 seconds…

i absolutely cannot get tired of this fabulous video…100 years of fashion…so many i want.right.now…thank you to my dear friend who sent it to me…you were right when you said i would love it…enjoy the fashion through the ages…

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big celebration in the city…

saturday evening…four of my closest friends…surprised me with…well…a nite i will not forget…all i knew up until the moment the event started…was that i needed to be ready by 7:30pm…what i realized in the weeks leading up to this big celebration…is that while i love surprises…i love them when i have an idea of what […]

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aici september kick-off event…

a few weeks back…i attended the aici (association of image consultants international) san francisco chapter september kick-off event…the event was held at one of my favorite places…bloomingdales in san francisco…thought i would share some of the highlights…like our lovely centerpieces…courtesy of bloomingdales…these were my favorites that i was lusting after… and of course…how appropriate that […]

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