The White Wedding Dress

From the original white wedding dress worn by Queen Philippa of England in 1406, to all of the white wedding dresses worn around the western world last weekend, our tastes in wedding dress fashion have been directly influence by our royal role models. Queen Philippa did it first, Queen Victoria set the standard, Princess Grace brought sophistication and Princess Diana brought extravagance. Continue reading



A couple of decades ago women didn’t leave home without a generous application of lipstick, today many women my age do without it all together. Lipstick is iconic, just saying the word conjures images of glamour, power and romance. It’s hard to picture a woman like Marilyn Monroe without her famous red lips. The 1950’s are notorious for red lipstick, but they did not give birth to the trend. Continue reading