Nicknamed the Million Dollar Mermaid, for her elaborate performances of synchronized swimming and diving, Esther Williams was an athlete, actress, model, and fashion icon. Always an enthusiastic swimmer, by age 16 Esther Williams had won three US national championships in breaststroke and freestyle swimming. After graduating from high school, she began performing in Aquacade, a popular music, dance, and swim show, with Tarzan star and olympic medalist Johnny Weissmuller.
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Valentine’s Day is almost here and we couldn’t be more excited! Whether you’re planning a romantic evening for two or just want to treat yourself to something sweet, this retro ensemble is oh-so-nice and perfect for spring.
We styled the Unique Vintage First Date Peach Tulle Swing Dress with the classic and tonal Pink Bella Peep Toe Pumps, demure and ladylike, these darling heels boast playful peep toes and a sleek heel perfect for vamping up any look. Keep the outfit sweet with the fabulous Light Pink Floozy Purse. Topped with a structural black bow, the bag is completed with a kiss lock closure and retro leopard print interior. Finish your Valentine’s Day ensemble with a little charm and elegance, the Red True Love Stud Earrings are a subtle vintage touch and the Hot Pink Heart Umbrella will keep your pin curls perfectly coiffed and protected, rain or shine. Of course no look is complete without the perfect underpinnings, the Peach Three Piece Lingerie Set will make em’ blush with black bow details and sheer lace accents.
Grab something sweet for yourself or for your sweetie with our delightful Valentine’s Day Collection.
The simple elegance of the gin rickey inspired us to create an all seasons look that’s as effortless as it is classic. Refreshingly vibrant, the timeless appeal of the Green Beverly Knit Dress is perfectly complemented with the Baby Green Sparkle Kiss Lock Coin Purse and the Black and Baby Green Sparkle Mini Atomic Tote. Finish your ensemble with the Yellow Rose Stud Earrings.
Tart and refreshing, the gin rickey is as simple to prepare as it is delicious.
The Gin Rickey
- 1 1/4 ounce dry gin
- 1/4 ounce lime juice
- 1 ounce club soda
- Stir together dry gin and lime juice
- Serve over ice in a highball glass
- Top with a splash of club soda
What is it about this time of year? There seems to be electricity in the air with the hustle and bustle of shopping, attending sparkling holiday soirees, and of course our favorite celebration, New Year’s Eve. We love the sound of clinking champagne glasses, the midnight kiss, and the fabulous glittering cocktail dresses. To help you ring in the new year in style, we pulled together a collection of some of our most divine retro party-ready cocktail dresses.
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