Tag Archives: Diane Von Furstenberg

She Wore Red Velvet

Red velvet is one of my fondest childhood memories. My mom wore red velvet. This is the dress she wore in a modelling show in the 1950s. She also had beautiful matching red velvet dresses (fit and flare style) made … Continue reading

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Diane Von Furstenberg Two-piece Wrap Dress

This vintage dress (made in Italy) has stood the test of time with style and quality. Little did my mom know when she bought it in the ’70s that three generations will be enjoying it for 50 years! This is … Continue reading

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Vegan Dinner at Cambridge Mill with DVF

What a special birthday I enjoyed: dinner at the elegant Cambridge Mill Restaurant, sitting at a table overlooking the Grand River, ambiance and wearing my mom’s original Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress from the 70s. Genuine vintage. This timeless dress … Continue reading

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Life is a Stage

The sidewalk is our runway and the world is our photo studio. The Empire State Building is a magnificent backdrop. Macy’s old wooden escalator takes me back in time. The High Line is a fantastic elevated linear park along an … Continue reading

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The Catwalk – Mom’s birthday

My stylish mom modeling a red velvet dress with detachable sleeves 1950s Both my mom and daughter took modeling courses. Both of them have influenced my style. My daughter Jean (left) wearing my mom’s DVF wrap dress from the 70s. … Continue reading

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My Role Model

When I think of my mom, I think of pink roses. I think of white lace and black velvet. I remember sitting at her dressing table and trying on her pretty necklaces. I remember playing dress-ups with her beautiful skirts … Continue reading

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