René Lacoste with his father, Jean-Jules Lacoste, a successful French business man.
1927 Earlier this week, I shared this Meme below in my "Unleash Your Style" page on facebook. I thought I came across a cool piece of fashion history I did not know about: "I bet you didn't know that the Lacoste polo shirt you've been wearing is the shirt of a Black man named René Lacoste, a French tennis player who was known by fans as the Crocodile, for his tenacity on the tennis court..."
The webpage banner for "Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now" from the
Philadelphia Museum of Art's website.
(All the images in this post are from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's website) A few Fashion Fridays ago, I went to see the current
fashion Exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art with a friend. (Here's the Blog)
Several people asked me what I thought, so here's a little review:
I suppose I didn't do my research. I thought it was all about Dior, but it
Sometimes my Fashion Fridays topics find me.
I could not resist coming up with a photo homage this week of this irrepressible woman.
I've been a fan of Carol Channing ever since I was a little girl.
I fell madly in love with her in the movie "Thoroughly Modern Millie."
I credit her with the reason I had a sassy bob (the hair style, not the guy.. lol) until my late 40's. (And I still consider that my hair style of preference)
I'm keeping my tribute to this amazing woman s
I pretty sure I mentioned this before:
I am so NOT into award shows but I do like to see what was worn on the Red Carpet the following day.
Here's an email conversation between my good friend Jane and I the morning after the Golden Globes along with photos of the outfits in question.
Disclaimer: I do not like critiquing or criticizing other women on how they look or what they wear. I believe we all have the right to express our selves any which way we choose. This was just
Barbara Goalen, British model of international prominence between 1945–54, wearing Christian Dior silk petal "Junon" dress.
Keep reading for more images and details of this distinctive ball gown. Christian Dior's layers & ruffles Glenn and I had a whirlwind of fun this Holiday season. Between going to parties, throwing our own big Solstice Bash, a wedding, family celebrations and a house concert, we are both happy and sad to see things get back to normal.
So to start the n