From My Closet - The Better Dresses Vintage Blog

Liza of BDV at the Parthenon in 1986.

It's Greek To Me: "Noble Marbles" Lecture and Exhibit at the Carlos Museum

... On exhibit were not only several of these eye-witness testimonies, but also a few amusingly clueless depictions of the ancient sites as imagined by those who’d never been ...
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Events and Adventures - 8/13 thru 7/14

Events and Adventures - 8/13 thru 7/14

... Other times, an annotated photo album will suffice. In those cases, I prepare a slide show of sorts, and post it as an album on the Better Dresses Vintage Facebook Page. You don't need to "Like" us to view them (although we hope you do!). Here is a sampling of some of those albums ...
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Behind the Scenes at the Biltmore Hotel

Behind the Scenes at the Biltmore Hotel

... Unlike the hotel, the apartment lobby retains much of its original charm, with black and white marble tile and delicate crystal chandeliers in the entrance hall. Here, we wait to head upstairs, crowding in groups into the small elevators ...
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Our house - a 1965 split-level ranch

Exhibit Visit - Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

... women were expected to return from their brief stint in the working world to their rightful place in the home. In what appears to be an effort to keep them from losing their collective minds by providing the semblance of legitimate options, women were given lots of choices -- not of careers, mind you, but of appliances ...
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