Years ago I moved to France, long before the Euro supplanted those beautiful franc billets. But shopping is still one of the most satisfying pleasures of a trip to France, where stores and markets overflow with gorgeous, heady stuff. Recently, while criss-crossing the country to research my book Places in France Every Woman Should GoI took note of what I wanted to bring home again and again, and items—let's call them souvenirs—that I bought, love, and will seek out next time.
Linen is a remarkable and rare natural fiber. Heirloom linen can be found in thrift shops, second hand stores, estate sales, auctions, and antique malls. It has a unique crispness, which the trained hand can feel.
As soon as the topic of estate jewelry came up at goop HQ, it became obvious that in spite of our intense appreciation for pretty, sparkly things, our collective knowledge of the topic was skimpy at best not one of us was able to pinpoint what passes as estate jewelry, for example. So in the interest of self-education, we tracked down industry veteran Russell Fogarty to shed some light. A few of the ingredients?
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Previously Owned by Whitney Houston! One of the Holy Grail Mackie pieces!!! Top couture Bob Mackie gown previously owned by Whitney Houston!!
This costume was super easy and inexpensive to put together! The white oxford shirt is a hand-me-down from big brother Jude, plaid skirt from a thrift store, bowtie borrowed from Dada, glasses from Forever21 just wrapped white tape around center and suspenders from American Apparel. Fun, easy, cheap and cute.