Heartfelt Thanks to You!

By | January 16th, 2015|Categories: Accessories, Ball Gowns, Civil War, Downton Abbey, Fashion, Gloves, Hats, Old West, Thank You, Uncategorized, Victorian Era Celebrations|

  Heartfelt thanks... Recollections loves our clients! You are our lifeblood; the heart of who we are and why we do what we do. What better time to show our love and say "thank you" than Valentine's Day?  Hearts, flowers, and romance fill the air.  Romance and Recollections fashions go hand-in-hand, just like taking a [...]

Oak Alley Plantation

By | December 4th, 2014|Categories: Civil War, Uncategorized, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Great River Road runs on both sides of the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana. In its heyday, sugar cane plantations lined the waterway, and today this stretch of the river is known as Plantation Alley. One of the grandest of these plantations is Oak Alley.   Oak Alley Plantation is located north of [...]

Old West Fashion

By | November 16th, 2014|Categories: Civil War, Fashion, Old West|

The American West has left an indelible mark on fashion trends on both sides of the Atlantic. Few periods are more distinct than the styles that emerged as civilization came across America and newly-established towns created an environment where ladies could once again aspire to dress as they had when they still lived in the [...]

Apron Design Contest 2014

By | October 31st, 2014|Categories: Civil War, Steampunk, Uncategorized|

Recollections' seamstresses are creative souls who enjoy unleashing their inner designer. So recently, we launched an apron design contest.  The eleven finalists' creations are featured on our aprons page, and they are on sale through November 30th!  Each purchase of a featured apron from one of our contest finalists casts a vote for the seamstress who [...]

Slatington Ball

By | June 26th, 2014|Categories: Ball Gowns, Civil War, Uncategorized, Victorian Era Celebrations|

This year Recollections will be one of the proud sponsors of the Slatington Ball, an event which happens only once every 25 years. The ball will take place on Friday, August 15th, at the Diamond Fire Company Social Hall. This year will be special because the ball will be the culmination of the 150th anniversary [...]

Ball Gowns

By | October 3rd, 2012|Categories: Ball Gowns, Civil War, Customer's Ball Gowns, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

If you have photos to share, please send your photos to Barb at sales@recollections.biz. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Marsha from Indiana writes: "Hi Barb, Attached are a few photos for you to choose from.   The first one was taken of me in the living room of our home in Rockport, Indiana.  It is a little dark.    The rest [...]