Tag Archives 1940’s dress

Perfect weekend in Florence!


Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance, was an obvious choice for Mr de Merteuil's birthday. To quote him " Some people go out for drinks on their Birthday, on mine, I drink art." And  what better place to get intoxicated with art than the Uffizi Gallery, home to La Primavera, The Birth of Venus and countless other paintings, that can never ...

Veracious Vintage Co.-Vintage Shop Of The Week


Veracious Vintage Co.  is a heaven for all the divas "Curating a killer vintage wardrobe" as the shop's owner herself describes, with glamorous dresses, suits and beyond from the 1930s-1960s. Her impeccable taste and love for vintage fashion is clearly visible in all of the carefully picked garments and it doesn't come as a surprise, that the savvy vintage shopper, clicks the "add ...

How Much Effort Is Too Little Effort?


Every morning I wake up to an inbox full of invitations, which is undoubtedly a better prospect than a breakfast spent glossing over bills. Nevertheless, the amount of e-mails where I’m asked to RSVP to a party, exhibition, show, opening of a new venue etc. scares me more than just a little, as there’s a lot of effort in preparing for ...