40 posts categorized "Designers"

This stunning vintage dress was the result of a last minute, unplanned 10 minute treasure hunting expedition. I was avoiding doing things I didn't feel like doing and popped into one of the shops I frequent and there she was, waiting for me. Don't you just love when that happens? Serendipity, once again. I was bit stumped as to how to describe the print on this dress at first. But I keep going back to Paul Poiret, when his work took on the influence of orientalism. Read more →

xx ~ Michelle


This stunning gown is by Ben Barrack, NY c1950s. Mr. Barrack specialized in designing for petites, and this gown is exactly that...I had to pin the back to Coco as the zipper had no intention of heading north even over that tiny frame. It's a heavy weight rose brocaded velvet with only a tasteful bow at the waist for detail. It is, I venture to say, something Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy would fall in love with... Read more →

xx ~ Michelle


Elettra Wiedemann is one very fortunate (and beautiful) young lady. Daughter of the stunning Isabella Rossellini and granddaughter of the iconic screen beauty Ingrid Bergman, she found herself the heir of a trunk full of Ms. Bergman's evening dresses that had somehow been long forgotten... Read more →

xx ~ Michelle