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 Magazine This article originally appeared in the 2021 Print Issue of Marjorie Magazine. Order the issue now in digital or print here There’s no mistaking bows as the definitive dainty piece that completes any young woman’s look. And for Sarah Stillwell, owner of Grace & Grandeur Shop, perfecting beautiful bows for everyday elegance… Read More Bow of the Ball
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
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
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
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!
By Marjorie Magazine, Photos via Avon We were thrilled to discover that Avon Cosmetics released their Oh La La lipstick line this year, a stunning ode to vintage tubes of the brand’s 134-year-old glamorous past! In shades like plum Cabaret and nude Chic or the classic red of Cancan, these colors are every bit of… Read More Oh La La! Swipe on these Avon Throwback Lipsticks Now
By Darlene Alvarez, Features Editor Photos via Google With Halloween just around the corner, we’re all looking for new ways to celebrate. For this quarantine-oween why not curl up with your favorite treat and one of these classic frights! House of Wax (1953) Set in an early 1900s NYC,a devastating fire destroys one mans beloved… Read More Halloween Classics to Watch Now
Story and Photos by Heather Barnes What is a shrub?A shrub is a fruit flavored vinegar and a way of preserving seasonal fruit. Drinking vinegar has been around since the Babylonians, who mixed date vinegar with their water to make it safe to drink. Fast-forward to 15th century England, prior to refrigeration, fruit was preserved… Read More Sensational Shrubs!