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Happy Independence Day!

For my US readers, Happy Independence Day! I whipped up some patriotic dessert (blueberry pound cake with strawberries, yum!) and introduced British Boyfriend (TM) to Pop-Its, something he’d never heard of nor used before (he also referred to America as “The Colonies” throughout the day, which was quite amusing). I always try to dress vintage… Continue reading Happy Independence Day!

Book Review

{Book Review} Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret War

I’ve been covering the reception desk at work this week, which means lots of time for reading and another book review! *** Let me preface this review by saying that I really wanted to like this book. I mean, a book where Coco Chanel’s secret Nazi past is finally revealed!? I wanna read that! The… Continue reading {Book Review} Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret War

Book Review

{Book Review} Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution

** Note: I’ve decided to start a new blog series of Book Reviews  where I review non-fiction works that relate to fashion history. Have a suggestion of a book I should read and review? E-mail me at annaintechnicolor@hotmail.com or leave a comment below. Thanks! *** Marie Antoinette is a subject of endless fascination for me… Continue reading {Book Review} Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution