Tag: Vintage Style

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Nostalgic Shades of Blue

While 2020 has been a year exhibiting an economic shutdown by the COVID-19 crisis, thousands ill from the virus and many uncertain of what tomorrow will bring, how can anyone even see any love through all of this? If that was your first thought you had, then you are missing what this pandemic is taught us.  For each and everyone of us we all … Read More Nostalgic Shades of Blue

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Inspire * Dream * Hope with Delany Blue

  From Diabetes to Glamour, I have never lost sight on my spiritual journey. It was a day that would forever alter the path of my entire life. Laying with my arms against my sides in a cold, impersonal emergency room wearing little more than a tattered gown I felt exposed and vulnerable, while the Emergency physician delivered the diagnosis. I am a Type … Read More Inspire * Dream * Hope with Delany Blue

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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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Bohemian Glamour

When I pass through Oakland I always find myself unexpectedly in the neighborhood of Lakeside also known as The Gold Coast. The Lakeside Apartments District is one of Oakland’s historic residential neighborhoods between the Downtown district and Lake Merritt.The district has an outstanding focus of club buildings, historic luxury apartments, and a significant cluster of Deco structures, including the terra cotta Charles Jurgens Co. … Read More Bohemian Glamour

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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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Every Setback is the Setup for the Glamour in Life ™

At the age of 33, I was diagnosed with diabetes. I would have never imagined today at 36 I’d see such an auto-immune disease as a gift rather than a curse. Prior to my diagnosis I ran for 10 months in uncrated fear unwilling to admit I could be a diabetic. With each passing month I found my life slipping from underneath me as … Read More Every Setback is the Setup for the Glamour in Life ™

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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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The Epitome of Gold Glamour

In the not too distant past, dressing for an elegant evening required millinery precision. Is the notion outdated in contemporary style circles, or is it taking center stage once again? “Fashion changes, style remains,” said Yves Saint Laurent. Fashion today is influenced by style favorites from yesterday. Fascinators vary widely in size and design, but generally they have a small base and affix to the … Read More The Epitome of Gold Glamour

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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 Poignant Connection in Luxury

In life we are provided the ability to connect, create and teach – sadly enough many of us aren’t partaking in these liberal actions – the question is why not? Perhaps it’s the reason I admire the marketing industry, finding it the one platform where you can provide a service and immediately form a relationship that brings elucidation. The goal of any centric marketing … Read More A Poignant Connection in Luxury

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A Vision of Authenticity in MARGE Clothing

There is something to be said about how a particular designer will convey their personal vision of authenticity. Many brands and product lines have successfully brought such a nostalgic period to today’s market, refashioning yesteryear’s fashion for a luxury minded sophisticated audience. Having previously interviewed Founder and Designer, Kearsten Cooper of MARGE Clothing for VRAI Magazine, I’ve become accustomed to her brands awareness which … Read More A Vision of Authenticity in MARGE Clothing

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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