Fine Ladies Series: Diana Vreeland

Elegance is innate. It has nothing to do with being well dressed. Elegance is refusal. – Diana Vreeland Diana Vreeland, née Dalziel, was never incredibly rich, but she was certainly high-society. And she was inarguably a force to be reckoned with. Diana was born into such relatives and ancestors as George Washington, Francis Scott Key, … Continue reading

Makeup 101: A Primer

The conventions of small Southern towns dictate that a lady doesn’t even run to the supermarket without a full face of makeup. Even my mother, who’s usually incredibly sensible, would say to me “Are you going out like that?” if I left the house sans lipstick. When I was thirteen, I had a girlfriend a … Continue reading