Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mystery Monday

I am inspired by successful, intelligent women who work tirelessly yet always look fabulous. How do they stay si soignées? Here’s this week’s mystery:Who is this elegant woman? What was her profession? Think you know, readers? Submit your guesses below; … Continue reading

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Fashionista Friday – Women Suffragists of the United States

Although this image is from the English women’s suffrage movement, the message still pertains to its American counterpart: as unbecoming as an old fashion is, so are asinine outdated social rules.  Just as fashion progresses, so does society, and in … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The War Hero and His Wellingtons

Rain boots, galoshes, wellingtons… an invention of Arthur Wellesley! According to the Victoria and Albert Museum, “Wellingtons first appeared at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, when the army became more socially visible and military costume influenced fashionable dress. Another … Continue reading

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