It’s been hot here in NYC, and people in the library have taken turns going on vacation. (Including me, which is why we skipped a post.) Some people have been staycationing here in the city, a few others have … Continue reading
Recently, when I was flipping through magazines in PERS, I came across these images of a classic outerwear staple, the Balmaccan or men’s raglan-sleeved raincoat. These images are from Apparel Arts magazine’s April 1946 issue, but it’s obvious that the … Continue reading
Since several folks I know got married this past week, it seems apt to begin the new year with hopeful thoughts of love. This florist is making a beautiful, yet unconventional, winter bouquet: http://www.nytimes.com/video/fashion/100000002623408/a-winter-bouquet-locally-grown.html And this young woman is an … Continue reading
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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
Hali magazine #175 (spring 2013) captures the intricate, vibrant, beautiful , protective, decorative and painstaking effort which aptly describes the art of Hawaiian featherwork. The British explorer Captain James Cook was gifted several featherwork objects during his numerous trips to the Pacific … Continue reading
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