Monthly Archives: April 2008

Gunne Sax Formal Dress

My Mom and I picked out this dress for an upcoming Winter Formal and then my boyfriend dumped me. Don’t cry the story isn’t over. I ended up dating his best friend instead and we have been married for over 15 years and have a house FULL of kids. Gunne Sax Dress Gunne Saxe Dress (cached image)

Gunne Sax Formal Dress

My Mom and I picked out this dress for an upcoming Winter Formal and then my boyfriend dumped me. Don’t cry the story isn’t over. I ended up dating his best friend instead and we have been married for over 15 years and have a house FULL of kids. Gunne Sax Dress Gunne Saxe Dress (cached image)

Hand Knit “Free Tibet” Sweater

This wool/poly blend sweater was a farewell gift to me from me from the wife of my long-time boss and good friend, both Tibetan immigrants living here in the US. It did a wonderful job of keeping me warm during my contract working for the USAP in Antarctica at McMurdo Station, but now I am selling most all of my…

Hand Knit “Free Tibet” Sweater

This wool/poly blend sweater was a farewell gift to me from me from the wife of my long-time boss and good friend, both Tibetan immigrants living here in the US. It did a wonderful job of keeping me warm during my contract working for the USAP in Antarctica at McMurdo Station, but now I am selling most all of my…

Hard Bottom Shoes

Our first child waited forever to walk (well after 14 months). And of course after the 20th hint from his grandmother to buy him some hard bottom shoes, we went and got him fitted for these, and within no time…he was walking! Hard Bottom Shoes Hard Bottom Shoes (cached image)

Hard Bottom Shoes

Our first child waited forever to walk (well after 14 months). And of course after the 20th hint from his grandmother to buy him some hard bottom shoes, we went and got him fitted for these, and within no time…he was walking! Hard Bottom Shoes Hard Bottom Shoes (cached image)

1865 Lace Chemise

The note attached reads “Aunt *****, made this chemise in 1865 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is made of silk bolting cloth.” 1865 Lace Chemise 1865 Lace Chemise (cached image)

1865 Lace Chemise

The note attached reads “Aunt *****, made this chemise in 1865 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is made of silk bolting cloth.” 1865 Lace Chemise 1865 Lace Chemise (cached image)

Bespoke Houndstooth Tweed Coat

This sport coat was made for the owner-proprietor of “British Crown Colony Tailors”, a real Philadelphia Anglophile named Roy West. I had my first bespoke clothing experience with Roy, whose tailors made my wedding suit. Roy out-grew this jacket and put it in his store window on 19th and Walnut near Rittenhouse Square. This was before I had discovered the…

Bespoke Houndstooth Tweed Coat

This sport coat was made for the owner-proprietor of “British Crown Colony Tailors”, a real Philadelphia Anglophile named Roy West. I had my first bespoke clothing experience with Roy, whose tailors made my wedding suit. Roy out-grew this jacket and put it in his store window on 19th and Walnut near Rittenhouse Square. This was before I had discovered the…

FULL SET c.1920′s Suit~Stockings~Shoes~Silk Swim Dress

The woman was one of the first women to enlist, when the Waves were formed. She married a pilot, many years her senior & when he passed, she never re-married and had no children. Things are as they were removed from her home. Swim Dress Swim Dress (cached image)

FULL SET c.1920′s Suit~Stockings~Shoes~Silk Swim Dress

The woman was one of the first women to enlist, when the Waves were formed. She married a pilot, many years her senior & when he passed, she never re-married and had no children. Things are as they were removed from her home. Swim Dress Swim Dress (cached image)

Oliver People’s Eyeglasses

These oliver peoples were bought at a very exclusive optical shop in HIGHLAND PARK VILLAGE in Dallas Texas, one of the arbitradours of taste for Dallas (We do things a little different here, we know.) These are still in excellent condition as seen in the photos. I have so many glasses no one gets much usage. It comes from being…

Oliver People’s Eyeglasses

These oliver peoples were bought at a very exclusive optical shop in HIGHLAND PARK VILLAGE in Dallas Texas, one of the arbitradours of taste for Dallas (We do things a little different here, we know.) These are still in excellent condition as seen in the photos. I have so many glasses no one gets much usage. It comes from being…

Coin Purse

I DON’T KNOW WHERE THIS CAME FROM OR HOW OLD IT IS, BUT WHEN I OPENED IT THERE WAS AN OLD 1808 COIN INSIDE. THAT WAS A PRETTY GOOD FIND. I AM KEEPING THE COIN, SORRY. Coin Purse Coin Purse (cached image)

Coin Purse

I DON’T KNOW WHERE THIS CAME FROM OR HOW OLD IT IS, BUT WHEN I OPENED IT THERE WAS AN OLD 1808 COIN INSIDE. THAT WAS A PRETTY GOOD FIND. I AM KEEPING THE COIN, SORRY. Coin Purse Coin Purse (cached image)

Silk Handstitched Top

Hi my name is Lee, I’m an image consultant and I’m clearing out my wardrobe.I’ve been collecting for about 20 years and it is now time for me to revamp my look. I’m into sustainability so when something doesn’t fit me, I pass it on. I buy clothes forever and assume everyone else is also doing it to, I buy…

Silk Handstitched Top

Hi my name is Lee, I’m an image consultant and I’m clearing out my wardrobe.I’ve been collecting for about 20 years and it is now time for me to revamp my look. I’m into sustainability so when something doesn’t fit me, I pass it on. I buy clothes forever and assume everyone else is also doing it to, I buy…