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Remember Esprit Fashion? Totally Rad.

In the 1980s, Esprit fashion was super hot. Here’s a story by Mara Altman nabbed from the June 1987 Seventeen Magazine. Once upon a time two women from California, Susie Tompkins and Jane Tise, traveled to Europe and returned with … Continue reading

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Hobé: “Jewels of Legendary Splendor”

Some believe that it was Florence Ziegfeld who coined the term ‘costume jewelry’ when he collaborated with William Hobé. He used the term to describe the magnificent jewelry worn by gorgeous ladies in the Ziegfeld Follies show. The connection between … Continue reading

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