★ Doris Day Visits the USS Juneau, c.1952
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★ Doris Day Visits the USS Juneau, c.1952

★ If anyone truly deserves to be called ‘lovely’, it’s Doris Day. Beautiful, talented, kind, and with a wonderfully sunny disposition, she’s one of my favourite actresses from the golden age of Hollywood. I think her charming personality really shines through in this photo, don’t you? It was… Continue reading

★ 1885 Women’s Embroidered Boots
~ Things of the Past

★ 1885 Women’s Embroidered Boots

★ I love this exquisitely embroidered pair of women’s boots – the flowers are so delicate, and the soft and subtle colours stand out so wonderfully against the black! Currently in the collections of LACMA, they’re made of fine silk, linen, kid leather and suede, and they were… Continue reading