Tag: Rich in Love

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A Golden Moment with Gladys Magazine

The holidays are the perfect time to step out in an ensemble dripping in gold with an undertone of elegance and erogenous. From a style aesthetic mirroring Old Hollywood glamour one thing is for sure, all eyes will be on you.In the past year, we’ve seen a return to classic beauty with many of today’s Hollywood actresses taking a cue from silver screen sirens … Read More A Golden Moment with Gladys Magazine

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Desert Chic in Palm Springs

Lately my weeks have been travel-heavy with weekend photo-shoots, client meetings, and even a quick SoCal flight to Palm Springs. Whether the trip is for a couple of days or a couple of weeks, there is always a story to share from one’s adventure.My recent trip consisted of 3 days of non-stop sightseeing, vintage shopping, and fine cuisine at several fabulous restaurants. One of … Read More Desert Chic in Palm Springs

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Roses are Red

Can a red rose express ones emotion for another? From rich wine-reds, baby pinks to the innocence of ivory nothing can be more powerful than the language of flowers. There is no lingua franca in the floral world; a lily would mean something quite different to one woman than another; however the accumulated meaning soon becomes a faded memory. Take a rose, for example. … Read More Roses are Red

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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

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Retain a Lively Resort Appearance In Lady Sharma

Today, I own at least 160 different styles of hats both authentic and bespoke designs by some of the leading milliners within the industry. Whether the hat is designed for an upcoming event, a sponsorship post or to simply keep the sun out of my eyes – hats have become a part of my authentic style. Lesley Sharma, Owner & Milliner of Lady Sharma … Read More Retain a Lively Resort Appearance In Lady Sharma

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Retro Cat-Eyed Glamour

Judging from the plethora of eye-catching retro-inspired eyewear that’s been getting face time – from the ready to-wear runways of NYFW to the sprawling city streets of Los Angeles – it’s clear that sunglasses have stayed within a chic Joan Crawford meets Marilyn Monroe, style aesthetic. It’s this shift which reflects the current look-at-me trends – retro, vintage-inspired frames, chunky cat eyed tortoise shells … Read More Retro Cat-Eyed Glamour

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Dark Romance in All Ginned Up

With wings, black as night, black as coal, the Raven is a messenger from another world. When it makes, its presence known to you, a mysterious flight of dark romance and beaconing confidence is received. There is no sense of time as the raven lives in the void of the moment. Simultaneously, watching as he tilts his head while sitting above in a tree, he never … Read More Dark Romance in All Ginned Up

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The Lost Art of Gloves & Millinery

More than 65 years ago women carried a sense of poise that is hardly seen within today’s main stream. From a golden era which possessed an epitome of glamour, there were two sought-after accouterments which women ideally complemented each ensemble with: Gloves and Millinery. The question for many may solely be, is there an accessory that provokes more conversation among strangers than one on … Read More The Lost Art of Gloves & Millinery

Oh, Holy Night | VRAI Magazine

Velvet Cocktail Dress – Vince Camuto    Vintage Corde Clutch (similar here)  Vintage Button Bracelet (similar here)  Gold Halette Pumps – Truth or Dare by Madonna At the end of every year, many will take a moment to ponder over the occurrences that had transpired throughout the year. Even with the unpredictable occurrences, I find my blessings to be greater than I could have ever … Read More Oh, Holy Night | VRAI Magazine

Troves of Russia

Cape Sheath Dress – New York & Company (similar here)  Fur Hat – Topshop  Earrings & Brooch – Vintage (similar here) Gloves – Vintage  Heels – Corso Como A Cape extends the classic silhouette of a structured sheath dress exerting such mystery. Over the years fashion in combination with costume history made use of capes and mantles of all sorts, having played a role during the … Read More Troves of Russia

An Era Gone By | San Francisco, August 1950

Gabardine Wool  ‘Lady Scott’ Suit – Vintage Heirloom (Doris Alexander) Earrings – Vintage (similar here) Vintage Feather Brim Hat – Christine Original (similar here) Heels – Dolce Vita While the women of the 1940’s to 1950’s were deprived of the latest fashion garments due to wartime regulation, which limited the amount of fabric that could be manufactured. A practical template consisting of emblematic wide-shoulders, … Read More An Era Gone By | San Francisco, August 1950