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My feeling is that the cummerbund is a late 19th and early 20th century idea and that vests were more of a 19th century convention. However, I...
Thanks for the suggestion! I'd like to try him. Can you shoot me an email for directions? Braxton36@yahoo.com. Thanks!
MrBork - Headed to New Orleans next week - any suggestions of a good barbershop to do the kind of cut you mentioned?
Still up inside the chicken would suit me best!
Vintage combing technique
Longtime American Crew user here. I've tried a few other things but I keep coming back to AC. I've enjoyed reading...
My question is -
Does starch like this have a scent to it? What about after its been worn for awhile?
If we eat at home, it's usually something I've done. If I had more time, I'd do it constantly. It's fun if there's no pressure.
Episcopalian - which fits only in the broad category "Protestant." Sorry, but this isn't a very well-designed poll.
Another possible option
An antiques dealer who specializes in old linens gave me this tip:
Soak soiled linens/garments is a large glass bowl...
Since you asked...from the deep south...
Standing rib roast (a gift, didn't know about the price, wow!)
Yorkshire pudding (which...
We have old coal burning fireplaces in our house (age 116) that I won't use for wood as the fireboxes are too small. Coal is nearly impossible to...
Not really. She likes old jewelry and will wear some re-made coats on occasion. She carries vintage evening bags on occasion, too.
I have an English formalwear shirt (pique with a bib front) that buttons in the back with a detachable collar as well. Damnably difficult on...
We chose not to know just as someone else said - there are so few surprises left in the world and there's nothing you can do...
I had no idea this work was still being done. I recently was at an antiques seminar and there was a lecture on portrait miniatures by one of the...
I was at a festive party with my wife who was in an exceedingly bad humor. Perhaps it was the Y2Kpause. I dunno. But, I never do. [huh]
Does anyone know
why it's called a "Dopp Kit?"
I always said "shaving kit" but many use "Dopp" instead.
I use this. But it's not vintage so I feel a bit traitorous.
All the points made seem to be valid.
I'll add one more: Common ordinary things that were used every day (eg clothing, fountain pens, etc.)...