Welcome to part 2! In this part, we will be taking a closer look at the costumes of the wedding crowd to see where in time we can place them. If you recall part 1, the wedding takes place at the end of World War 1, in 1918. World War 1 brought practicality to women’sContinue reading “Assessing Edwardian Attire in Fried Green Tomatoes. Part 2: Tea Dresses and Silhouettes”
As someone who grew up in the south, I was never able to embrace the eternal summers. Yet, there is an undeniable verdant beauty that sprouts in summer here that begs to be dramaticized in some Twainian story from long ago. Remnants of verdurous life from summer still remained when I went to Tennessee forContinue reading “Assessing Edwardian Attire in Fried Green Tomatoes. Part 1 of a series.”
The 1920s were a time remembered for marrying glitz and danger. Prohibition ironically made booze available to all classes and genders. Gin joints operated in dingy backrooms and marbled clubs alike. Thanks to mob bosses like Salvatore Maranzano, Charles “Lucky” Luciano, Meyer Lanksy, and Al Capone, everyone had the right to party. As the firstContinue reading “The 1920s: Fashions of Illicit Fantasies”
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