Madam C.J. Walker – entrepreneur, self-made-millionaire, philanthropist, activist

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Edwardian Era, Fashion, Victorian Era, Women's History|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We’re always looking for interesting stories about the women and fashions of the historic eras that inspire our designs. Today we look at a female entrepreneur and someone whose name lives on in hair care to this day, Oh, and she was among the first women in the United States to become a self-made millionaire! [...]

2016 Halloween Costume Events – Pt. 2

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Halloween, Holidays, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Welcome to part 2 of our look at Halloween costume events for 2016. In part 1, we discovered three events that center around a chance to dress up and attend an event. Halloween costume contests shine in part 2. Coloween 2016 & the Denver Zombie Crawl The Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado, is the [...]

Happy Independence Day USA!

By | July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

July 4th - Celebrating American Independence for 240 Years! Independence Day – many countries celebrate Independence Day with traditions unique to their culture. In the United States, we've been celebrating this most patriotic holiday for 240 years on July 4th. Here are some cool facts about the 4th of July. Although the Continental Congress voted [...]

Lucile – Dressmaker to Fashion Icon

By | February 26th, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized, Women's History|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lucy Grows into Lucile Lucy Christiana Sutherland was born in London in 1841. Her mother moved back to Ontario, Canada, after the death of her father. The family moved to the Isle of Jersey when her mother remarried. Lucy married James Stuart Wallace in 1884 and gave birth to a daughter, Esme, in 1885. The [...]