Her birth name is Audrey Kathleen Ruston. She was born in Brussels, Belgium. Her father was a wealthy English banker and her mother was a Dutch Baroness. She practised ballet from the age of five. Most of her childhood was spent in England, the Netherlands and Belgium. Audrey could speak fluent English, Dutch, French, Spanish and&
Crash Course in All Things Audrey
To the untrained eye, billowy silk blouse may not seem like the most versatile thing one could have in their wardrobe.
"I’m not sure a loose fitting long sleeved silk top in a bright hue is for me." You might be saying to yourself.
Well it is and I’ll tell you why:
1) A solid color top goes with just about anything. I have a variety of these in my wardrobe and they have gotten me out of many a sartorial bind.
A denim blue colored silk for example looks the business with black leggings topped with a blazer in cooler months and a hot pink version thrown over shorts an knotted at the waist makes a casual summery look.
2) silk is a beautiful thing. Soft, supple, classic and casual it’s the fabric of the gods. It looks elegant and feels luxurious against the skin, keeps you warm in the colder months and cool in the summer. I never really want to wear anything else.
3) it’s hassle free - when you buy it vintage that is. I love finding vintage silk tops because they have already been washed.
I avoid dry clean only things when possible, and most high quality silk tops can withstand being grown in the washer and dryer. So while it is a luxury item, you can enjoy it without the pressure of costly professional cleaning.
4) comfort. Slouchy, soft and loose fitting, does it get more comfortable?
If you don’t have at least one in your closet already, I’d highly recommend it!
Some experts blame the rising number of melanoma cases on inappropriate use of sunscreen, but a major concern is also not using products that protect against UVA rays.
Protect your skin out there!
We love finding the history behind the beautiful vintage things in our shop. Today’s listing is a lovely woven leather hand bag designed by Morris Moskowitz.
A little digging uncovered a fascinating history. MM - as his label’s read - started designing purses in the 30’s as a teenager and went on to become the president of his own company dedicated to creating high quality unusual women’s purses.
it’s like buying a piece of history!
What inspires your style?
What style of sunglasses will you be sporting this summer?
This 100% silk shirt dress by Liz Claiborne is all about understated glamour. Purple silk contrasts with pink silk lining. Long sleeved, button
This royal hue is fit for a queen
Need a little color in your life?
Is the sun shining where you are?
Cute cropped red linen vest with four buttons down front and faux pockets by Carol Anderson Made in California. Pair this cute, tailored vest with
This one is sexy and classic
Crop tops are here to stay
We are so ready for summer