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Beijing Brides

Now that the holiday bridal season in full swing Madge thought this was a great time to share some Beijing Brides inspiration.

On our summer trip to China it was hot, humid and smoggy.  Beijing was our first stop on an action packed two weeks.  Imagine someone asks you to see the United States in...

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the story of kramer Jewelry
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Vintage Jewelry by Kramer

When someone mentions vintage costume jewelry, probably what comes to mind for many of us are the fabulous rhinestone laden pieces of the 1950s.  One of the foremost names in this classic jewelry style was Kramer.

Kramer Jewelry
Louis Kramer founded Kramer Jewelry Creations, Inc. in 1943...

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Rudy Gernreich the total look
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Rudi Gernreich – The Total Look

Originally published in 2012.Recently Madge reported on a wonderful fashion design show, The Little Black Dress, curated by André Leon Talley at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum.  Little did she know that in another exhibit right around the corner lay a riot of color in waiting.T...

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