I am one of those people who hates the drear of winter time. It’s a time of year when everything seems muted, gray, dingy, and brown. I feel muffled and dulled by so many coats and scarves and … Continue reading
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(Thank you, Wikipedia, for this image of the Queen’s World’s Fair site from August, 1964!) We interrupt the longer blog post we’re frantically working on to bring you this urgent debate concerning one of New York City’s most interesting historic … Continue reading
Ok, so this site combines several of my favorite things: Museum archives, old patterns, and the “new” knitting craze. I can’t resist sharing it: http://www.vam.ac.uk/b/blog/tales-archives/national-knitting-week-knit-victory And interesting that what on our side of the pond is called a “ski mask” … Continue reading
Because these are the dreamboats and the dream suits I grew up on: http://thesuitsofjamesbond.com/?paged=2 To dimple or not to dimple? That is the question…
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As seen in World of Interiors, Oct. 2013 issue, if you happen to be in Paris riding any one of the country’s five commuter rail networks expect an interior upgrade of luxurious splendor. Parisian commuter rails have undergone a renovation. … Continue reading