Barbara Bush, Millie, ranger
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Barbara Bush, Millie and Me

It was fall 1991. I received a frantic call from a local PR firm. Could I get them a gray tracksuit for Springer Spaniel and monogram it Millie? Oh, and they needed the next day.

For those of you not around in the 90s this could mean only one thing, a gift for Barbara Bush. You see back then Mill...

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Leslie James Hats
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What’s In a Label? Leslie James Hats

This month in honor of National Hat Day, January 15,
Madge is featuring some of her favorite milliners.

WHAT'S IN A LABEL? LESLIE JAMES HATS

The first hat I purchased was at an antique store in my hometown of Wichita, Kansas.  I was in middle school and the hat was a faux leopard number, prob...

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Iris Apfel
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Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon
Dish About Vintage

Norma Kamali, Iris Aprel & Stephanie Solomon Dish About Vintage
This summer’s Intermezzo wholesale trade show in New York City included the revolutionary idea of providing fashion retailers access to top vintage sellers offering one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories to purchase for their shops...

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