• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: The Claypool Shop

    Business: The Claypool Shop of L.Strauss & Co. Year of this Advertisement: 1920 Address: 116 W. Washington Street Neighborhood: Downtown What they did: Sold ladies’ hats Years of operation: c. 1917 – 1920 (under the...

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  • Posted in: Ladies Lounge Ladies Lounge: Spring Hats, 1957

    Hats, hats, glorious hats! Oh how I love a great hat! these spring 1957 beauties are a little reminder of fashion’s past. Though I’m far more inclined to don a big and wide-brimmed hat, this...

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  • Posted in: Ladies Lounge Ladies Lounge: Think Pink!

    So, Easter 2012 is now in the history books, but it’s the time of year that many of us start gravitating¬† towards pastels and pinks–one of my favorite colors, truth be told–though I realize pink...

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