Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Mar. 02 2021

The Fashions of the Opera

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on The Fashions of the Opera

    My husband and I are outliers in a number of ways, one of which is that we still dress up when we go to the theater or the opera. We’re both vintage enthusiasts as well and enjoy researching the proper attire for a particular era when we attend “period” (usually 1920’s) events. Well, […]

Jun. 07 2016

In Stitches

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Two years ago, I got into historical reenacting and docent work. I owned a lot of vintage clothing at the time – still do – but nothing remotely appropriate for Georgian or Regency events. I found a couple of gowns that will just barely pass muster for the latter period (they have zippers! Quel dommage!) […]

Jan. 16 2013

A Blow to my Book Collection?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on A Blow to my Book Collection?

With much trepidation, I bought my first e-book yesterday. I’ve read plenty of articles online over the years, but how was I going to feel about reading an entire book (270 pages!) on a little handheld device? Well, I’m currently 202 pages in. It doesn’t hurt that the book in question, Blow by Blow, is […]

May. 22 2012

When a Minimalist Marries a Maximalist

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on When a Minimalist Marries a Maximalist

Let’s just say that things are bound to get interesting at times. Not that Jim & I fight about my love of collecting – really, “hoarding” is such an ugly word! – but we have had the occasional, er, discussion over the years. There are non-contentious areas, to be sure. Both of us are clotheshorses, […]

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