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
Photos by Hannah Forsberg, courtesy of Erin Ganaway It might have seemed that 2020 was a year for so much of life to be on hold, that memories we hold so dear and anticipate to make in the wake of beautiful moments to come would cease to surface until who knows when. As COVID-19 shook… Read More A Lesson on Lasting Love from a 2020 Elopement
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!
By Darlene Alvarez, Features Editor There’s no doubt by now that you’ve seen and heard of the latest Netflix sensation, The Queen’s Gambit. At first glance, a seven-episode spread on chess doesn’t seem like it would be a thrill ride, or even enough to keep me awake. And I’m happy to say I couldn’t have… Read More The Queen’s Gambit is a Masterful Game in Storytelling
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 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 Sabrina Cardoso, Style Editor Photos Courtesy of Lauren Stowell and via American Duchess Originally published in Roaring Twenties: An Encore (2020) Being a historical costumer, I know that one of the hardest components to find is historical footwear. One can learn to sew to make the actual garb but not many of us are… Read More American Duchess: An Interview with Lauren Stowell