M-J’s Old Classic Sweater by Red and Blue of Milan

  M-J’s 15-year-Old Classic Sweater by Red and Blue of Milan, Bought at an Italian Tailor Shop: Sir Roger Moore Wore the “Same” Sweater Several Times in His 1970s Series, “The Persuaders”, with Tony Curtis This elegant, double-breasted classic sweater by Red and Blue of Milan looks superb on all sides! It has brass buttons…

M-J in Fair Isle Waistcoat by Wendy Keith

M-J’s elegant winter ensemble for daytime includes a hand-knitted waistcoat by Wendy Keith and a classic Austrian Loden skirt. Sensible, versatile shoes are by Clarks, collection 2013. Stockings by National. Oil paintings are by M-J de Mesterton, 1974-2014.  

Christmas Treats of the 1960s

Pineapple-Cream Cheese Dip with Ritz Crackers, and Candy Canes: Memories of Christmas in the Early 1960s ©M-J de Mesterton 2014 Click Here to Read M-J’s Main Website, Elegant Survival

Classic Pumps: Elegant Ladies’ Shoes

Clarks offers elegant shoes for ladies with good taste, in comfortable, classic styles. After years of women’s shoes with closed toes being all but extinct elsewhere on the shoe-shopping landscape, Clarks Indigo and Diamond lines persist in showing more style than skin. ~~M-J

1960s Elegance

No anorexics here; just healthy, happy models wearing short swing-coats and turtlenecks, elegant hats, glovesand boots. From Frau und Film, winter 1961. With thanks to our dear friends the Kings of Herefordshire for this well-preserved, glamourous vintage magazine. Courtesy of M-J de Mesterton

1960s Elegance

No anorexics here; just healthy, happy models wearing short swing-coats and turtlenecks, elegant hats, glovesand boots. From Frau und Film, winter 1961. With thanks to our dear friends the Kings of Herefordshire for this well-preserved, glamourous vintage magazine.