Preparing for an Edwardian-themed event

By | August 30th, 2020|Categories: Edwardian Era, Edwardian Fashion|Tags: , , , , , |

Guess what I did this weekend? Many of our readers will be pleased to know that I rented Somewhere in Time and enjoyed every minute. Though I was quite unsettled by the ending, it is an adorable movie with a great script. And most of all, similar to the experience of watching Sofia Coppola's Marie [...]

5 facts about Margaret Tobin Brown (aka The Unsinkable Molly Brown)

By | January 14th, 2020|Categories: Edwardian Era, Edwardian Fashion, Women's History|Tags: , , , , , |

Earlier this year I moved to Denver, Colorado after living for several years overseas. Having always dreamt about becoming a docent at a house museum (yes, my goals are that specific), one of the first things I did was sign up to volunteer at the Molly Brown House Museum, located, luckily, a few blocks away [...]

Titanic Museum

By | May 11th, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Edwardian Era, Fashion|Tags: , , , , , , |

Titanic Museums Spanning the Pond   There are many Titanic Museums and exhibits located in the United States, Canada, and Northern Ireland. I remember experiencing an exhibit at the Florida International Museum in the mid-1990s when I chaperoned my daughter's class trip. It was absolutely fascinating to see how people traveled across the Atlantic Ocean [...]

Our new Titanic Style Guide!

By | April 24th, 2015|Categories: Edwardian Era|Tags: , , |

Do you wish you could capture the elegance of a first-class dining room on the RMS Titanic? Do you want to travel back in time to 1912 when the fashions were beaded sheath dresses adorned with decorations and crystals? Well, you should take a look at the brand-new style guide that has taken over Pinterest! [...]

Edwardian Era

By | August 25th, 2013|Categories: Downton Abbey, Edwardian Era, Edwardian Fashion, Fashion, Recollections|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Edwardian Era is named for Queen Victoria’s son Edward, who ascended to the throne upon her death in 1901. This was to become an age of unparalleled luxury as the bustles, stiff silks and wools of the 1890’s gave way to the new decorative Art Noveau style. The French termed this period la Belle [...]