Haskell’s Haute Fakes

Amongst feather boas and English china, glistening rings and earrings with clip-ons, a scent much like Chanel No. 5 on someone’s dead bubbie lingered in the air… but I didn’t care; because more important than being picky, I was hooked! “There must be something good in there,” my eyes spread wide, like my hand as it tried to grow as big as my dad’s. My mom nodded, carefully inspecting the necklace of her choice, a blush cameo on the end of a delicate gold chain, while I scooped my way through the pile of pink and blue and green and gold plastic, like a mouse… MORE

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Lemme in on Some Lucite

About six years ago, I realized I didn’t really have a fabulous clutch — or any for that matter, besides my mom’s beaded purse from the 70’s (some things are not vintage, just old).  As with most things, I went overboard, and now I have baskets full.  However, I would happily make room for one of the incredible babies by Edie Parker: new lucite clutches, like the glamour girls used to rock.  They come complete with — are you ready?  A  mirror attached inside!  What  more could a glamour girl these days want?  Not much.  I found some  vintage clutches that I mixed in:… MORE

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