Posts Categorized: Beauty

Olivia Hussey ~Juliet~ for 60s Yardley of London

Olivia Hussey remains one of the most iconic beauties of the 60s for me, along with Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton.  God, she was sheer perfection.  I was a very awkward 13 year old in 1968 when The Franco Zeffirelli production of Romeo and Juliet came out.  Of course, I trundled off to the movies and… Read more »

Lopping Off The Locks

Admittedly, I love having long hair..for the most part.  But there always comes a day when I just can’t take the length a minute longer, and out come the hair cutting scissors.  And today was one of those days. I cut off  almost 5 inches of hair (yes, I do it myself), and it felt… Read more »

Vintage Perfume Season

The change of seasons means a change of scents for me; I like to switch it up with the weather.  So as we head more deeply into fall, I am doing a bit of experimentation with my array of vintage perfumes that I seem to collect with amazing speed (I can’t help it, I’m utterly… Read more »

The New Rebels? Over 40 and Defiantly Long-Haired

Wow, who knew that having long hair after 40 was still an issue?  I mean, seriously, does anybody really care about what others do to their hair at any age?  I guess it’s just not on my radar to worry about how others are wearing their hair, because frankly, I’m just not interested. I am… Read more »