Tag: LBD

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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

The Cypress Inn

A milestone in one’s life can start with the completion of the simplest goal or moving on to the next, perhaps a new lifestyle or position. Despite the challenges involved, you will encounter many memorable experiences, not to mention lessons coming full circle in the story of your life. As a writer, fashion consultant, and vintage blogger, I never know where my life could … Read More The Cypress Inn

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Well-to-do

The start of a new year is always exhilarating; it’s a chance to revamp your existing wardrobe and debut looks never seen before. With these transitions, a few challenges can pose style dilemmas: Which brooch works best with which styled dress or corset perhaps?  Which style millinery goes best with which ensemble? Can I really wear that? This year I’ll be providing my readers with vintage know-how, covering not … Read More Well-to-do

The Beauty of One

Coque Millinery c/o “Raven” Fall/Winter 2015 Collection  Mesh Pencil Dress c/o Bitter Root Vintage (similar here)  Ann Taylor Fur Scarf  Vintage Rhinestone Earrings (similar by Kate Spade, here) Macy’s Black Onyx & Diamond Ring  Kate Spade ‘Licorice too‘ Patent Pumps I must’ve been about ten years old, when I formed the resistance to wearing any form of headwear; throughout these years of adolescence, just the … Read More The Beauty of One

A Commerce of Opulent Taste

One Shoulder ‘Dahlia Dress’ c/o Bitter Root Vintage  Leather Gloves (similar here)  Vintage Onyx Brooch & Earring Set, purchased at The Antique Co-op  Gold Box Clutch, Banana Republic (similar here)  BCBG ‘Opia‘ Lace Pump  The 1909 Metropolitan Life Insurance Building, located on the east slope of Nob Hill in San Francisco, gives a sense of history and brings about a desire to live through the elegance … Read More A Commerce of Opulent Taste

All that Jazz

Ann Taylor Feather Hem Dress (similar here)  Diamond Accented Onyx Ring – Macy’s  Vintage Diamond Tennis Bracelet & Chandelier Earrings (similar here & here)  Jeweled Pumps by Carrano (sold at Piperlime, similar here) Vintage Kodak Browine Junior Camera sold here The simplicity of the 1920’s has appeared in the historical theatrical film depiction of The Great Gatsby, which showcased glam and prevailing glitz. Women of … Read More All that Jazz