A pair of white underwear worn by Elvis Presley in 1977 are going up on the auction block. The unwashed, stained underwear will go under the hammer at an auction of Elvis Presley pop memorabilia in Stockport, Greater Manchester, next month. They are expected to go for anywhere between $11,000...

She's the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough, thus making her the granddaughter of the King! Yes, the King (Elvis Presley). However, this isn't the first foray into modeling for the rock'n'roll heiress. Riley has been seen in numerous campaigns and glossy magazine editorials over...

From the New York Times Book Review: The 10 Best Books of 2010. First up, fiction: FREEDOM By Jonathan Franzen. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $28. The author of "The Corrections" is back, not quite a decade later, with an even richer and deeper work — a vividly realized narrative set during the...

Elvis Presley's honeymoon retreat is up for sale with a drop in asking price. The mid-century Modern home in Palm Springs that was once leased to Elvis Presley is now available for just a bit less than $7 million (to be precise $6.93 million). The Alexander Estate aka The House...

Book Reviews is on unexpected hiatus this month, but here is a glimpse of what to expect next month. Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell described well the challenges in choosing, locating, and paying for images in her Worn Throughguest post on publishing in February. When reading through or perusing...

Detail from my ancestor's dress Book Reviews is on break this month, but here is a preview of sorts for next month's review, London Society Fashion, 1905-1920: The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank, also mentioned in Michelle's summer reading post earlier this month. The introduction to London...

As I mentioned in my first book review for Worn Through, I believe the recreation of historical garments is a useful way to get closer to the study of dress, especially as museums tighten their research policies. Both the making and the wearing are direct and physical interactions with the...

Book Review: The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris My friend Serge Jean lent me this book a few months ago given that my next novel will take place in the world of Paris fashion. It took me some time to get to it, but once I started reading, I...

I love reading and after receiving a Kindle for Christmas, I decided to start book reviews on my blog. These will be up a couple of days after I've finished a book. The latest book I've read was Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. Based in the 1930s, Jacob Jankowski was days away from...

We announced a few weeks ago that one of her latest projects in included recording a cover of Elvis Presley's You're the Boss with Aussie singer and dancer Bobby Fox – and now it's time to listen to the song in its entirety and pass judgement accordingly. We scanned the blogosphere for...

 

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