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What I'm watching this week: Finding Vivian Maier at The Clay

Less a film review and more a recommendation, I’m going to see Finding Vivian Maier this evening and I think you should definitely join me! 245 more words

Happy Birthday Halston

Today is the 82nd birthday of Halston.  He is one of the first luxury designers to produce a mainstream main street line that let everyone woman in America feel glamorous.   832 more words

The Story behind 'A Very Good Life' by Lynn Steward

About five years ago, I labeled a personal file as “Act Three,” and filled it with creative ideas for a new work-interest. I first enjoyed an exciting career in New York’s fashion industry, then later, via a circuitous route on the way to opening my own boutique Shop for Pappagallo, I established a successful real estate business in Chicago. 660 more words

Historical Fiction


Just some images I put together as a mini-tribute to Diana Vreeland, an iconic fashion editor whose work and vision I admire so deeply. I strongly relate to her big personality, her way of seeing the world and how she was interested in creating some sort of fantasy within her own life and the life of others. 17 more words


Raf Simons es el último diseñador de moda con documental

Dior y yo” (“Dior et Moi ” en francés) abrió la competencia ‘Tribeca Film Festival’s World Documentary’  el pasado 17 de abril. Escrita y dirigida por Frederic Tcheng, quien previamente trabajó en “Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Trael” y “Valentino: The Last Emperor”; la película es una crónica de la creación de la colección de alta costura debut de Simons para la casa francesa. 466 more words


Things I Can't Talk About

My parents don’t know I’m gay (though really they should know without me telling them). Since coming out, I have been especially distant; this weekend I’m going home for Easter dinner. 164 more words

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

She made it ok for women to be outlandish and extraordinary..” Angelica Houston

She was about ideas and the magic of fashion.. 123 more words