Women often tended to the children and house while their husbands, sons and other male relatives worked the fields. It wasn't until WWI that women started to get their hands dirty, and didn't become common place until WWII. All these photos were taken in Oregon, most are from the late war...

Okay so Cinco De Mayo celebrates Mexico's triumph over France, did you even know that? Slurping margaritas and wearing a comically large sombraro does not count as celebrating a culture... I don't think, I could be wrong... I suppose the only culture I celebrate is that of a New England...

Okay, ever since I lived in Canada and shopped at the Hudson Bay

I nabbed a few really cool vintage folding chairs at the bins recently as well, which I have actually gotten to use! I love the ridiculously bright yellow plastic tubing, it reminds me of furniture I had in my Barbie Dream House when I was a kid. Everything in Barbie's house was yellow,...

if you are in town before it leaves, you should definitely go! Cool furniture at Moma The Grand Chandelier from The Hotel Paris, at Moma We managed to squeeze in a few recommended tourist attractions as well, such as walking the newly built elevated boardwalk through the Chelsea...

The first few shows have trickled out of NYFW and I managed a few pictures from a couple of them. Predictably, I really liked everything Steven Alan had to offer

If not, you have been missing a lot! Find me at: House0fLeaves Speaking of vintage-inspired styling, how about Michael Pitt in Prada's Spring ads?? Um. Can I have these in 'ceiling poster' size?

Lots of big projects in the works as well as being a member of a vastly growing leather goods company, not to mention all the shopping and decorating associated with this time of year!

Unisex, and all are really damn cool// What? Money's not an issue for you? Well, step up your shopping game with some slightly more expensive gifts... you know, for those really good friends. -xoxo-

Maybe something with a bit of height I came across these little gems by Paul Green and gasped out loud They're Espa-clogs! Clog-padrilles! Then I found some pretty ideal flats from Ralph Lauren and Kate Spade, still pricey as the Kates are $189 and the Ralphs are over $200.

 

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