Grace Kelly in her wedding dress, la Galerie d’Hercule du Palais Princier de Monaco, April 19, 1956. Dress designed by Helen Rose. Â© Archives du Palais Princier de Monaco â€“ F. Detaille
“”My life and the lives of so many have never been the same since the day this wonderful woman entered my world.” -Prince Rainier
Grace Kelly is an icon in the fashion industry. She’s a screen legend, United Nations advocate for children, and international spokesperson for arts and culture. This actress turned princess accomplished so much in her life and The Michener Art Museum has put together an exhibit that traces her path from Philadelphia to Monaco. Not to mention, the exhibit features her gowns, movie costumes, and other personal objects. Yup, a vintage fashion lover’s dream come true! Continue reading
Happy 2014! The east coast is getting way too cold. In the past week, I’ve experienced 70 degrees in Silicon Valley, 5 degrees in the Catskills, and 16 degrees in Philadelphia.
Right now, I’m in Philly and the Nor’easter has brought us several inches of snow…and counting. I hate being cold and I hate wearing frumpy clothing. I never know what to wear in this type of weather, so I put together a snow day outfit.
Mad Men, The Great Gatsby, and Beautiful Flappers feature vintage hats. Those movies/shows carefully depict fashion during a certain era. While Beautiful Flappers and The Great Gatsby are from the ’20s, Mad Men creates beautiful ensembles from head to toe to match the decade…the roaring ’20s! Continue reading