These Prada shoes. These shoes. Come on.
Frocktalkers, I have just returned from New York City, and WOW, do I have a find for you!!! It’s the Albright Fashion Library, and before you start thinking of a musty space filled with old books and magazines, let me tell you: it’s pure fashion. Not a book to be found. This is a place that lends clothing, and not just any clothing – top-of-the-line, first-run designer fashion – and tons of it.
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Frocktalkers, honestly, this is the best movie I’ve seen all year. Beyond the stunning, beautifully realized costumes, the performances are top notch, and this classic story will melt your heart!!!
Charlotte Brontë’s work comes alive in this film – titular character Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) comes to work as a governess for the enigmatic and gruff Rochester (the heart-stopping Michael Fassbender). It’s a love story, it’s a mystery, and it is drop dead gorgeous.
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Helen Uffner and her crew
If you are looking for costume rentals in NYC, Helen Uffner Vintage Clothing is a great place to start. Her collection is vast, and covers 150 years of garmentitude. Recently, a German magazine did a nice piece on her shop – HERE’S THE ARTICLE. Enjoy!!