By Marjorie Magazine This article originally appeared in the 2020 Print Issue Roaring Twenties: an Encore It was as if we stepped into a dream. September 11, 2016 was a Sunday, bright and hot, yet cheery and surreal to find ourselves walking among the stretch of green on a sleepy Oakland Hills mansion, sprawling in… Read More Beating Against the Current: The Art Deco Society of California Fends off Time in their Preservations for Architectural 20th Century Genius
By Marjorie MagazinePictures Courtesy of Khyentse George Picture a warm breeze, the sprawl of the Colorado mountains before you, and thousands of lights that twinkle against the sky on a June day in the Boulder Municipal Airport, hosting yet again the wonders of the Greatest Generation for its annual 1940s Ball. The scene is almost… Read More Stompin’ at the 1940s Ball
By Marjorie Magazine We’re in much need of a getaway after a trying last year, and with Summer just arriving, there couldn’t be a more picturesque destination than the beach. But even if you’re landlocked this season or not quite ready to venture out of safety concerns, you won’t need to speed down to the… Read More Let Your Imagination Run to the Bygone Beach Days with these 3 Reads
By Darlene Alvarez, Photos Courtesy of Peterson Design This article originally appeared in the 2020 issue Roaring Twenties: An Encore With so much to celebrate, we take a look into the romantic backdrops of Southern California-based Paper Moon Shoppe, whose whimsical moons add a touch of magical glamour to every grand party they grace. Find… Read More To the Paper Moon and Back
By Marjorie Magazine For us sentimental vintage gals, Valentine’s Day couldn’t be the more perfect season to dust off all those records from the shelves and get groovin’ to the love ballads of the gals who sang about love best: Ronnie, Diana, Lesley, and many other fabulous ladies of the girl groups from early pop… Read More Valentine’s Day is 60s Girl Group Season
By Marjorie Magazine It’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day, celebrated every February 3rd as a time for women to embrace their full potential and power in play. Our minds instantly wandered to the past, the great achievements of women who emerged into the sports world during the 20th Century from golf to tennis… Read More This February, Reflect on This Scene from A League of Their Own
By Marjorie Magazine, Photos Courtesy of Caleigh Allen In 2020 Caleigh Allen found herself browsing through a thrift store when like out of her past a familiar sight appeared in the shape of a flowy 1970’s vintage piece: Felicity Merriman’s very own dress. It wasn’t the exact dress, although the floral resemblances between the dress… Read More Meet Caleigh: An American Girl Vintage Challenge
The holidays are just the time to find comfort and joy in the beautiful memories of those before us, be it classic songs or your grandmother’s cherished cookie recipes. For this year, it was the photos of divinely dressed women posed by their tinsel trees of bygone decades that gave us the idea for our… Read More Festive Favorite Looks from Our #VintageTreeChallenge
With a holiday season like the present, we couldn’t agree more that there is truly no place like home! Whether you find yourself close with family or loved ones or afar but in spirit together, crafts can capture that cherished homespun comfort that’s the best gift of all this December, namely one with a good… Read More Have Yourself Merry Little (Mess-Free) Mason Jar Snow Globes!
By Marjorie Magazine, Images Via The 1940’s Ball For everything that’s unraveled during 2020, wanting to be close to our loved ones feels and celebrating the things that bring us joy together, especially during the holidays, couldn’t feel more bittersweet. But the fun isn’t all lost, as making spirits bright this December hasn’t disappeared– it’s… Read More In a Year Like This, We’re Dreaming of the 1940’s Virtual White Christmas Ball!