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Vendula Creative Bags [Downton Edition] 

I have a massive thing for hard cased or structural bags. Whether it’s a wicker box purse, a vintage-style acrylic handbag, a sturdy frame handbag or a well structured clutch, I always just find them to be so interesting and chic. 576 more words

Accessories Reviews

Breakfast at Downton Abbey, Part I

There have been many scenes at the breakfast table in Downton Abbey.  In fact, the show kicks off in that very place, when Lord Grantham receives the letter informing him of the sinking of the Titanic. 403 more words

Long Beach Camerata Singers

A Short Biography of Lady Violet

Violet Crawley, “Lady Violet,” is one of the most dynamic characters in Downton Abbey.  As my readers know, I am fascinated by the backstories of the characters on the show, and LV’s story is one of the best! 461 more words

Long Beach Camerata Singers


For two days only (48 hours), starting today, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at 2:00 am PST to Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at 2 am PST, you can order the… 159 more words


Downton Abbey Glamour - The Duchess of Litham St. Annes

I am a huge fan of Downton Abbey, and have seen all six seasons so many times that I could probably recite the scripts verbatim.  It would be very hard for me to choose which character I like best because each has their own purpose and style.   93 more words

Chop Zuey

Making a Sybil Inspired Edwardian Ensemble, Part One

Todays project is something a bit different for me! It’s inspired by the harem pant ensemble that Sybil wore on Downton Abbey. I watched the show earlier this year and have wanted to make something from it ever since, though I assumed it would be an evening gown, not this! 1,055 more words

The Making Of

Afternoon Tea with “His Lordship,” Glenn Guzi

Recently, the Port Authority’s Glenn Guzi received an honorary knighthood by the Order of the British Empire. Such honors do not occur every day, so Portfolio decided to ask Guzi a few questions to get a better handle on what this means.  642 more words