There is no doubt that this is my most unusual hat — well, if it can be called that. It’s more like a head covering, or very nearly a bonnet. But for all its vintage glory, I had some apprehension as I walked out the door and into my day — Would people mistake me for the Sun-Maid Girl? The Muppets’ Swedish Chef? Or simply a fashion-forward New Yorker?Continue reading →
In spirit of the holiday — the Fourth of July — here’s a little outfit which has a subtle patriotic and maritime theme working hand-in-hand, or rather should I say — working head-to-toe? Continue reading →
Boarding a ferry to chug across the waterways to an isle adjacent to the island of Manhattan kind of sets the mood perfectly for a weekend of a Roaring 20s Jazz Age Lawn Party. Come sail with me to Governors Island, where all the magic unfolds.
Michael Phelps has space-age materials to go splish-splashing in, but vintage enthusiasts Heidi & Joe model the predecessors to the Speedo LZR fast suit. The materials? Organic & all-natural, you know, kind of like the sheep which grew the wool. Yes, wool in summer — how’s that for being a slave to fashion?