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And the Winner is…

Thanks to everyone who left a review on Amazon.com for the American Gilt Trilogy. The drawing for the Kindle Fire giveaway was October 21st, and the winner’s review was drawn by Don James, DJ on FM 88.5 KSBR radio. Congratulations Steve Erhet!   5.0 out of 5 stars… series before it was completed and I t was painful to wait for for the next books BySteve Ehreton October 3, 2016 Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase I began reading the series before it was completed and I t was painful to wait for for the next books. I can also say that I became more hooked as I dove into the second and third book feeling like I really knew and cared about the characters. Further, I am…

Fashion week from the Gilded Age

House of Worth - Metropolitan Museum Gown of Caroline 'Carrie' Webster Schermerhorn Astor

House of Worth – Metropolitan Museum Gown of Caroline ‘Carrie’ Webster Schermerhorn Astor http://www.metmuseum.org The original clothes designer for society’s women, Charles Frederick Worth created masterpieces for the ladies of the set, and is considered to be the father of haute couturé. Founder of THE HOUSE OF WORTH in Paris, his fashions were coveted by women throughout the world – including the court of queens. His attention to detail and perfect fit, in addition to his use of sumptuous fabrics, beadwork, fine lace and embroidery, delivered Charles Worth a bevy of elite clientele which included the ladies of America’s Gilded Age: Mrs. Caroline Astor, her daughter Carrie, Edith Jones Wharton and Sara Swan Whiting, among others. Today Charles Worth’s fashions continue to stand the test of…