Tag: Vintage Inspired

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The Beaded Boater by Sarah Sokol Millinery

The Boater hat, is an accessory that has been admired throughout the last hundred and fifty years in fashion history as a piece that is charming for leisure wear for both men and women. My first glimpse of such a millinery style came in 2004 with the flirty hit HBO sitcom, Sex in the City where the always fashion-forward, Carrie Bradshaw arrived in Paris wearing a … Read More The Beaded Boater by Sarah Sokol Millinery

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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

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A Nostalgic Feeling on Main Street

Despite the chill in the air this afternoon, a stroll Downtown here in Pleasanton will greet you with unexpected finds and uncommon treasures. The pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined streets offer a vibrant blend of parks, historic buildings, specialty boutiques, service businesses, fine dining and coffee shops. Although the historic Main Street entrance of 1894 may seem small from a distance, to walk through downtown Pleasanton a … Read More A Nostalgic Feeling on Main Street