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Game, Set, (Don’t) Match

Game, Set, (Don’t) Match

Ever since I was a kidlet, growing up in the suburbs of Arcadia, California, I was in love with shapes, patterns and colors. My fave memories were playing with a toy called Colorforms (created in 1951), basically a bunch of rubbery geometric shapes in bright, vibrant...
Tags: the bane of our existence.

Tags: the bane of our existence.

I know every single person reading this will agree: labels inside clothing SUCK. I’ve had a rash on my back for three days because of the stupid itchy tag inside a dress I was wearing. And even if they’re the soft, satin kind, they can still irritate your...
Diana Rigg

Diana Rigg

Dame Diana Rigg was best known as Emma Peel, a fashionable, feminist, fictional spy in the British 1960’s adventure television series the Avengers. She was born Emma Knight, the daughter of an industrialist, Sir John Knight. She was born on July 20, 1938 in...
Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes is without a doubt one of the most colorful fashion designers in history. And this colorful aesthetic doesn’t just apply to her fashion collections: it permeates her life and appearance. Her “shocking” pink hair is her signature, her...
In Praise of the Caftan

In Praise of the Caftan

We here at Eccentric Dames Society love Caftans. The Caftan has a long and exotic history. The following is a short history of the Caftan and how to incorporate it into your Old Lady Arsenal. Shop our fabulous collection of Caftans here! The Caftan or Kaftan is of...