Renowned fashion designer Hilton Hollis, a proud Mississippi native, was born in Natchez and brought up in Carthage.  He attended elementary school at “The Old School” in Carthage.  When Hilton received word of its possible destruction, he was devastated and knew that he had to do something to help preserve it.  His connections to not …

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Hello there, fashionistas! Today on Shopping in Your Own Closet OR Closet Shopping [for short] I have channeled my inner vintage hipster in order to create a magnificent ensemble with my favorite pair of vintage high-waisted shorts! With the warmer weather FINALLY HERE, I have begun to dress a little more spring-y…Oh, this Southern fashionista …

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What the VIP Wore: Dress: Parker (click for link to dress), Gus Mayer (Birmingham, AL) Hat: Christine A. Moore, Gus Mayer (Birmingham, AL) Bag: Rebecca Minkoff, Gus Mayer (Birmingham, AL) What Sara Wore: Dress: Christian Siriano, Gus Mayer (Birmingham, AL) Hat: Christina A. Moore, Gus Mayer (Birmingham, AL) Today was a very exciting day in the …

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Hello, and welcome to the Vintage Inspired Passionista blog! Today, I attended the Christine A. Moore Millinery NYC trunk show at Gus Mayer in Birmingham, Alabama. “The Today Show” has deemed Christine as “the milliner of The Triple Crown and the premier hat designer for The Kentucky Derby”. It was such an honor to have met …

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Emerald, the 2013 Color of the Year, is “Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony,” says http://www.pantone.com Funny story–I bought my emerald green dress at The Fashion Barn in Columbus, Mississippi in fall of 2012 for some holiday events…Well, I guess that wasn’t a funny …

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