Tag: 1950s

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A Fairy Tale Moment with Kooki De Lou

When someone says – “that’s just a fairy tale,” it generally means the life you are living is merely just a fantasy. I’ve found the thought of a fairy tale can easily become ones reality with just enough visualization, desire and belief. From our earliest childhood memories, aspirations or stories we once told ourselves (to pass the time) have never left our subconscious mind. There … Read More A Fairy Tale Moment with Kooki De Lou

Celebrate a Year in Glamour

The year 2015 marked the start of a new entrepreneurial venture with Corsettery corsets and the growing success of Rich in Love Fashion; ending on a lesson of self-worth. In January, I received one of the most awakening opportunities possible from my blogging career with a full page feature in the San Francisco Chronicle, #SFStyle titled “Doris Hobbs sizzles in retro glamour” an article … Read More Celebrate a Year in Glamour

One Woman’s Style Journey

Owning a sophisticated assortment of vintage costume jewelry I’ve come to realize with each piece I acquire within my private collection, I bring home a moment in history greater than a story once spoken. Each time I stare at the sea of sparkle that I possess, I am reminded of an array of beautiful women that have gifted me with such a profound experience through their … Read More One Woman’s Style Journey

A Hidden Gem

Tatyana Boutique Double Breasted Sheath (similar here) Vintage Sheer Silk Scarf, Doris Alexander (similar here)  Rose Rhinestone Brooch (similar here) Glass Paved Gold-Tone Earrings J.Colleen (similar here)  Antique Co Vintage Ivory Button Gloves Vintage Leather Clutch, Doris Gibson (similar here) Ivanka Trump Suede Pumps I’ve always had such an eager attraction with the historic implementation which surrounds the dated architecture of a bygone era. The greater … Read More A Hidden Gem

A Label of Love

A dated garment of worn materials held together with fabric and stiches confines such a beatify story of the life of two sisters, Annie & Lucy Sandoval. What better way than to capture this beauty than to transport oneself to a historic place which they once stood, 244 Lakeside Drive.Custom Vintage Bow Accented Dress (similar here)  Vintage Samsonite Luggage (similar here)  Antique Pearl & … Read More A Label of Love

Grecian Simplicity

Moda International One Shoulder Dress (similar here)  Antique Diamond Bracelet (similar here)  Vintage Diamond Paisley Brooch (Doris Alexander, similar here)  Vintage Diamond Earrings (similar here) Banana Republic Gold Box Clutch (similar here)  Carrano Jeweled Pumps (similar here)  From a plunging neckline to a dramatic draping, an asymmetrical ensemble has the potential to make a statement. Beginning at the arms leading to an exposed neck … Read More Grecian Simplicity

Keep looking up

Casino Nights Beaded Cocktail Dress (similar here & here) Vintage Black Floral Rhinestone Earrings (similar here) Corso Como Patent Pumps Cynthia Adams Carter and I may have never met in person, but today we have joined through a common interest of fashion. Since starting my personal style blog, I’ve found a way to display fashion of the day re-envisioning, re-purposing and admiring those before me. … Read More Keep looking up