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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Day to Night

Could we get any busier?  Day to night, night to day (oh, mon dieu)!  For the latter, we have these, but what about the former?  What do you do when you are out running around all day and going straight to dinner or you leave work and head to a restaurant for a date?  Of course, you can bring an outfit with you, but I never like to pick out two ensembles in the morning.  And what if you don’t have time to change because you’re out and about?  With just a little swish of your hair and a click… MORE

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Bring it On, Bouchon

I’ve been quiet lately, dealing with some pesty problems at home — but no more.  Time to go out!  Bouchon means bottle cap.  When you get me talking, especially about fashion, it’s hard for me to put a cork in it. Bouchon, in Beverly Hills, is the perfect place to chat, and  spend an evening under the stars.  It is just  the right excuse to get a little dressed up on a Thursday night! I am definitely a clutch girl — and this one happens to be very sparkly, and the only vintage I am wearing… like I say…  What… MORE

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Green Bean

Don’t get me wrong, I love my black.  And for a while there, I wore nothing but popsicle colors.  There is a balance, and it’s in rich colors that make us pop. Take the color green — one look at the About BAG page, and you’ll see how much I love it. From kelly to forrest green,  I have six or seven dresses, and why not?  It brings out our skin, hair and eyes in such an incredible way.  Dark green is wonderful on brunettes (and dark redheads), while light to medium green is fabulous on blondes (and light redheads); but… MORE

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Oscar Fashion BAG Style

Hello, my Little Baggers, Welcome to the blog!  I am so excited to share “doing vintage modern” with you. Because I never made it out of Hollywood, it is quite parfait that the first post is about the Oscars.  Glitz and glamour and someone will spill champagne.  Though I haven’t been to the big event just yet, I was a guest several times at the Daytime Emmy’s when I was on Days of Our Lives.  My favorite formal piece is a fluffy ostrich wrap that is worn around the neck.  It’s a hundred and thirty years old (definitely vintage)! The… MORE

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