Monthly Archives: June 2011

My Family Portrait

This photo was taken c. 1973, shortly after my parents emigrated from Argentina to Israel. My mother is wearing high leather boots and my father a buttoned down shirt- a style foreign  to their new home. They will soon adjust to the … Continue reading

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My Family Portrait

This is my mom when she was 15. The year is probably 1966-1967. My mom, till this day, is my greatest fashion inspiration. she’s still gorgeous and always fabulously dressed 🙂 Her parents were both holocaust survivors, they were very strict, but she, as you can see, … Continue reading

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My Family Portrait

This photograph, of my parents and I, was taken in 1977. I love the VERY 1970s style of my parents’ outfits, especially my father’s unbuttoned shirt. Sharon Roter To enter My Family Portrait book giveaway see details here

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My Family Portrait

This photo is from my sixth grade dance in 1999.  I think it is interesting for a few reasons.  It’s always fun to look back and see what you THOUGHT was fashionable compared to what you think is fashionable now.  … Continue reading

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My Family Portrait

I like the style of this 1973 photo of my children and myself taken in N.J. because it depicts the artistic ununhibited  aproach to color of that period. The shirt I’m wearing is in fact a woven cotton bodysuit designed to … Continue reading

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My Family Portrait

This is a picture of my family in High Park in Toronto. My parents, especially my mom, were always buying me clothes. In this case, my mom picked out my denim jacket, which I think looks pretty cool. I still … Continue reading

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Then&Now

(left) Evening dress, Lanvin-Castillo, 1954-55. Collection of The Costume Institute, MET. (right) “Snowflake” evening dress, Alexander McQueen, Fall 2008. Collection of the Museum at FIT.

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