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Category Archives: History
Drawing 1920 fashion inspiration from the 2001 film, The Cat’s Meow, about a mysterious murder that occurs on William Randolph Hearst’s private yacht.
November is here! Which means it is time for me to plan which month-long dance class I would like to take. Here are some videos to inspire me! And a wonderful instructional video from the 1944!
I’ve been taking some amazing walking tours offered by City Guides, including one called Bawdy and Naughty. This one was a stroll down Maiden Lane, offering us a chance to look back in time at the most famous red light district … Continue reading
With the weather in SF suddenly damp and cold again after a few days of unexpected heat, all I feel like doing is staying inside and drinking red wine and watching movies. This afternoon I think I will watch one … Continue reading
There is something so sexy about a man in a good hat (and sorry guys, I’m not talking about baseball caps). Can’t this style come back in fashion? Fred Astaire in Top Hat, 1935 Ewan McGregor looking mighty sharp in … Continue reading
Over the last few years one of my favorite liquors has become Pisco, a brandy distilled from white muscat grapes. The grapes are grown in two main areas, the region of Pisco, Peru and the Elqui Valley, Chile. A few weeks ago, … Continue reading