Tag Archives: V&A

Lil’ Ol’ Richmond

My father used to tell me that all roads lead to Richmond. I’d laugh. But, 25 years later, having lived in other states and abroad, here I am. What’s so attractive about this mid-sized city? Friend of the blog, Greg, … Continue reading

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Summer Tweed?

My mom really hit it out of the park for a party and my daughter’s ballet “recital” this past weekend. But why wouldn’t she? She based her outfit on a real classic: the Chanel tweed jacket. Only hers wasn’t Chanel, … Continue reading

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Wedding Beaux and Belles

(Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly at their Civil Ceremony, April, 1956. Snap/Rex Features/courtesy of the Victoria & Albert Museum. Via The Errant Aesthete‘s wonderful post.) Grace Kelly: Style Icon opens this week at the V&A in London. I wish we … Continue reading

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