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 Featuring the Art of Alice Negri How would you dress for the occasion when adventure calls? We’re swooning over warm afternoons strolling about a new town and exploring its rich history and breathtaking sights, and although we might be taking more caution once we’re travelin’ again, glamorous we shall emerge! This Traveling… Read More Marjorie Magazine’s Traveling Gal
Story and Photos by Marjorie Magazine Originally published in Roaring Twenties: An Encore (2020) When Southern Pacific Railroad opened the Sunset Limited line in the 1890’s, it took off in New Orleans and traveled across the southernmost states of America to reach the sunny shores of Los Angeles. As part of its expansion campaign, Sunset… Read More Gateway Into the Western Imagination:Celebrating 100 Years of Adventurous Traditions at the Evergreen Lodge
By Marjorie Magazine A piece of the Mediterranean looms on the shores of the San Francisco Bay. North of the the Golden Gate Bridge lies a picturesque destination that was once a fishing village for the Bay Area, a gem of Marin called Sausalito. With waterfront views, hillside homes tucked neatly among the dark green… Read More Spending Time in Sausalito like it’s 1955
This week celebrates a momentous moment in art deco history: the day that the Golden Gate Bridge officially opened on May 27th, 1937. From symbols of America’s resilience from sea to shining sea, to her disastrous cameo appearances in films like Planet of the Apes and Godzilla, the Golden Gate Bridge remains a fixed icon… Read More The Golden Gate Bridge Turns 83: Happy Birthday to Our Grand Lady of the West!
By Leticia Lopez Actors had dazzled movie theater goers with their performances, but at Ciro’s they impressed fellow costars and actors from other movie studios. Ciro’s nightclub was a hive buzzing with the kings and queens of the silver screen. The club’s history involves sparkling nights of entertainment, romance, and mobsters. A location where the… Read More See You at Ciro’s!
Story and Photos by Jodi Truglio You know the Christmas Season is in full swing when the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. transitions its conservatory from fall to its winter theme. The hotel’s Christmas display is a true delight to the eye, which combines elements of an elegant vintage Christmas with a modern day… Read More Christmas at the Bellagio Conservatory
By Sabrina Cardoso, Style Editor Photos by Sabrina Cardoso & Paris Kim It always amazes me that every year, when I start talking about my holiday plans and mention attending The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, I get a few people who have never heard of Dickens! The Great Dickens Christmas Faire has been a bay… Read More The Dickens Fair: A Bay Area Holiday Tradition
By Marjorie Magazine As winter approaches quickly, this week we hope you step into the beautiful brisk air of nature at its finest: in the fall! We recently headed up to the Yosemite Valley and found only the most magical foliage, cabins, and mountains to inspire, not to mention a few vintage-inspired details in our… Read More Wild Whimsy: Scenes of Fall in the Sierras