Greece · Norway · Sweden

Spam the Neckline – Jewel

Here's our official definition: A jewel neckline is a rounded style that circles around the base of the neck closely, typically covering the collarbone. It was designed to do just what it says: display necklaces against the fabric of the dress. The neckline is collarless, so jewels lay flat. The trick is to position the jewelry so it doesn't… Continue reading Spam the Neckline – Jewel

Britain · Netherlands · Norway · Russia

Random Royal Rotogravure – Hand Tinted Photos

Hofdame Note: Thank you to geogirl for this fun post! Life doesn’t happen in black and white… The idea of adding colour to a monochrome image by hand dates back to the beginning of photography about 1850.  For many decades, it was the only way to get a colour photograph.   Hand coloring was a practical… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure – Hand Tinted Photos