Vintage Vantage

Suzie Zuzek, The Unknown Force Behind the Lilly Pulitzer Brand

July 26, 2020: By Stuart Dyer

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Fashion: Looking for the Future in its Past

October 20, 2019: By Stuart Dyer

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The Vanishing Art of the Handwritten Note

May 19, 2019: By Stuart Dyer

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15 Tips for Shopping at a Vintage Flea Market

July 22, 2018: By Stuart Dyer Mesires

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Schiaparelli’s Past is Present

February 5, 2017: By Stuart Mesires

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Fleur Cowles and her Flair

December 4, 2016: By Stuart Mesires

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Emilio Pucci for Formfit Rogers

October 2, 2016: By Stuart Mesires

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The Vested Gentress

May 1, 2016:   May 01, 2016 BY STUART MESIRES       As warmer weather approaches, my mind turns to summer dress and to my collection of vintage Vested Gentress. The Vested Gentress was started in 1961 in Valley Forge, PA by Fritz “Bud” Jackson Jr and his wife, Naomi. It was […]

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Joseff of Hollywood

April 3, 2016:   April 03, 2016 BY STUART MESIRES   One of the most famous American Hollywood costume jewelry designers, Eugene Joseff, was from Chicago. Known as the “Jeweler to the Stars,” Joseff made most of the jewelry that was used in Hollywood movies in the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s. Born in […]

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Pierre Cardin

January 3, 2016:   January 03, 2016 BY STUART MESIRES       On my recent trip to Paris, I visited the Musée Pierre Cardin located in the Marais neighborhood. It showcases an amazing collection of Pierre Cardin’s clothing, jewelry, accessories and furniture, ranging from his earliest pieces to contemporary ones. It is […]

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