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I love geometrics—give me a stripe over a flower any day. Mother’s Day is a flowery holiday, and the grandmother’s and granddaughter’s head gear give nod in this direction. However, the clothes in this three generation composition have the … Continue reading
My most vivid memory of India is a visit to the Anokhi Museum outside of Jaipur. Anokhi is a company and foundation dedicated to preserving hand block printing techniques. The museum, a rebuilt former mansion, is filled with beautiful examples … Continue reading
This photo from the Kheel Center’s International Ladies Garment Workers’ archive shows the Italian American labor leader and feminist, Angela Bambace. Born in 1898, she began working in New York City’s garment district when she was seventeen. A formidable organizer, … Continue reading
This photo comes from my father’s side of the family. In the middle is my paternal grandmother, Helen; on the left is her sister, my great aunt Norah; the woman on the right is a mystery. Helen and Norah lived … Continue reading
One of the joys of city living, in my suburban view, is the element of serendipity. I just returned from a fun filled week at my sister’s in Denver, where we ran across an unexpected exhibit of fashion photography at … Continue reading