Astounding colorized photos reveal the faces and fashions of Ellis Island immigrants
c. 1910 "Italian woman." This traditional dress was most likely homespun and consisted of a long, wide dress to cover the ankles. Above, a bodice and sleeves were tied in such a way to expose portions of the linen blouse. Colors and materials were usually regional. Shawls and veils were also a common feature, and an apron decorated with floral brocades was used for special occasions such as weddings.
Supergirl Actress Laura Benanti's Elegant New York City Wedding
This right here is proof that Laura Benati is a gem. For her special day soars new heights (Supergirl status, anyone?) and it’s got us flying high from every sweet detail. Graced with delicious Marcey Brownstein Catering + Events details and Laura Marie Duncan Photography covering every detail, this right here is one gallery you’re not going to want to […]
December 2003 Kylie Minogue wears silk-satin corset, £825. Satin briefs, £110. Both by Stella McCartney, at Stella McCartney, A La Mode, Harvey Nichols and Matches. Satin and crocodile-skin shoes, £685, at Christian Louboutin. All make-up by Lancome. Fashion editor: Kate Phelan. Hair: Sam McKnight. Make-up: Val Garland. Nails: Marian Newman. Set Design: Simon Costin. Digital artwork: Chris Roome at Metro Imaging. Photography: Nick Knight
Kristen O’Neill and Brett Shapiro’s Picturesque Wedding in Positano, Italy
Reading material in the gift bags. A copy of Cabana magazine’s special collaboration with Gucci (the cover matched the dress that I wore on the first day), a book with John Steinbeck’s essay on Positano from a 1955 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, an issue of Italian Vogue, and reproductions of Stanford’s Map of Italy. We also included lemon soaps from Capri, an itinerary for the weekend, bottles of Campari, and lemon biscotti from Amalfi. Our gift bags were made by Original Marrakech. Each…