OMG Shoes!

Shoes. 1920′s art deco lovlies, I could stare at these pretty ladies all day. Dainty things, made for  bold young ladies.

In the years post World War 1, a brash new attitude emerged among the young women and changed the shape of fashion forever. The silhouette of the shoe became more streamlined and more in [...]

I don’t like the word groupie…

group·ie

noun \ˈgrü-pē\

Definition of GROUPIE

1: a fan of a rock group who usually follows the group around on concert tours.

Lame-ass definition. Thanks a lot Merriam Webster.

I read Pamela Des Barres book, “I’m with the band, confessions of a groupie” in 1987. Still have my dog-eared and much yellowed copy. I was [...]

Studio 54

Black velvet maxi kaftan. Gold soutache braid detail.

Shop update! Welcome new shop model Judy! Isn’t she a stunner?

Black velvet maxi kaftan. Gold soutache braid detail.

With this round of photos I drew inspiration from Supermodels and style icons from the 1970′s disco era; Gia, Jerry Hall, Janice Dickenson and Bianca Jagger. These fabulous ladies frequented the infamous studio 54 and [...]

My Closet.

Some of my new/old favorites. Not for sale, don’t ask. I have collected and worn vintage clothing and accessories since 1983, Here are some new pieces and some old favorites from my closet.

Classic Betsey Johnson Hobble dress with peplum and lace up corset front.

I got this recently on eBay, it was a little [...]

The Dilemma of the Vintage Homemade Dress

An amazing home-made couture mesh dress.

What is it about the vintage home-sewn dress that turns people off?

Growing up in the 70′s in a cash strapped New York City, home-sewn clothes and hand-me-downs were the staple. More than 50 percent of my childhood wardrobe was home-sewn and not always well. My grandmother took [...]