I’ve Never Stopped Wearing Knee-Socks–in Certain Venues

In Bermuda, where I stocked up on them several times, they were only available in the Men’s version. As you can see, the sock foot, though size small, is still too large. I’ve lived with it for many years, though. Copyright M-J de Mesterton Update, February 2009: Three years ago, in 2006, I mentioned on…

I’ve Never Stopped Wearing Knee-Socks–in Certain Venues

In Bermuda, where I stocked up on them several times, they were only available in the Men’s version. As you can see, the sock foot, though size small, is still too large. I’ve lived with it for many years, though. Courtesy of M-J de Mesterton

Elegant Survival’s Source for Inexpensive Evening Gowns

Dress Like a Siren for a Song! The Los Angeles company is called Buy in America. I’ll start with this cocktail dress. Please see their sizing chart. I disagree with their numbers, but after all, what matters is how the dress looks. Almost all of the company’s dresses and gowns can be accompanied by their…

Elegant Survival’s Source for Inexpensive Evening Gowns

Dress Like a Siren for a Song! The Los Angeles company is called Buy in America. I’ll start with this cocktail dress. Please see their sizing chart. I disagree with their numbers, but after all, what matters is how the dress looks. Almost all of the company’s dresses and gowns can be accompanied by their…

Elegant Survival’s Source for Inexpensive Evening Gowns

Dress Like a Siren for a Song! The Los Angeles company is called Buy in America. I’ll start with this cocktail dress. Please see their sizing chart. I disagree with their numbers, but after all, what matters is how the dress looks. Almost all of the company’s dresses and gowns can be accompanied by their…

Queen Rania of Jordan Update

Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan Queen Rania al Abdullah Launches Diplomatic YouTube Site Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan “Send me your stereotypes”. ~~Her Majesty Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan seeks to advance cross-cultural understanding and to send outdated ethnic stereotypes to the ash-heap of history. The Royal Hashemite Kingdom continues its customary tasteful…

Queen Rania of Jordan Update

Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan Queen Rania al Abdullah Launches Diplomatic YouTube Site Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan “Send me your stereotypes”. ~~Her Majesty Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan seeks to advance cross-cultural understanding and to send outdated ethnic stereotypes to the ash-heap of history. The Royal Hashemite Kingdom continues its customary tasteful…

Queen Rania of Jordan Update

Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan Queen Rania al Abdullah Launches Diplomatic YouTube Site Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan “Send me your stereotypes”. ~~Her Majesty Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan seeks to advance cross-cultural understanding and to send outdated ethnic stereotypes to the ash-heap of history. The Royal Hashemite Kingdom continues its customary tasteful…

Welcome to Elegant Survival

M-J de Mesterton, photo copyright 2006 Welcome Message 2006: Hello, and welcome to the blog for my website, Elegant Survival. I write about how to live elegantly on a low budget. Elegant Survival topics include cuisine, health, clothing, entertaining, and home decorating. I feature my friends, great artisans and sources of information. Elegant Survival is…

Welcome to Elegant Survival

M-J de Mesterton, photo copyright 2006 Welcome Message 2006: Hello, and welcome to the blog for my website, Elegant Survival. I write about how to live elegantly on a low budget. Elegant Survival topics include cuisine, health, clothing, entertaining, and home decorating. I feature my friends, great artisans and sources of information. Elegant Survival is…