Celebrating International Women's Day
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Who’s Your Inspiration on International Women’s Day?

In honor of International Women's Day I take a moment to remember my grandmother Madge Beals Meredith. Naming my online shop #MadgesHatboxVintage, was loving nod to her years as a #milliner. Then a chance remark by my aunt sent me on a yearlong journey in search of a hat shop my grandmother opened i...

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Charm Magazine
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Charm Magazine

1940s St. Patrick's Day Fashion From Charm Magazine

As usual, Madge was rummaging around at an estate sale a few months ago and came across a couple of issues of Charm Magazine from the 1940s.  Having never heard of the publication, but bowled over by the ads and editorial, she took the issues ...

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