The Elegant Dina Merrill

  The divinely elegant Dina Merrill passed away on May 22nd, 2017 (Click here to read her obituary in the New York Times).   Above: September 12th, 1984: Joan Rivers, guest-hosting for Johnny Carson, delivers a hilarious monologue and interviews actress and philanthropist Dina Merrill after she welcomes comedian David Brenner and musician Elvis Costello…

Elegant Western Dressing

  Actor Tom Mix’ Publicity Photo In the days when the American west was being settled, men and women wore tweeds from Scotland, British-inspired suits, long, luxurious skirts, long-sleeved blouses, shirts, and waistcoats made of durable, thick fabrics. Naked knees, elbows and plumbers’ cracks were rare sights. Combined with rugged yet elegant cowboy boots and…