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Jessica McClintock: The Fashion Icon Behind Gunne Sax

Her passion was fashion. For many, hearing the name “Jessica McClintock” is synonymous with Gunne Sax. Although Jessica McClintock was educated as a teacher, her love for textiles, sewing and fashion was born within her. Her grandmother, the artist Verna Hedrick, gave her a foundation of skills which would later blossom into a fairy tale […]

Memories from the Past Beckon Us to Rediscover Simple Comforts

We all reminisce. It’s a part of humanness, to look back and remember good times, special things, memorable people, or significant events in our lives. The cottagecore movement has recently drawn attention to this longing for the past, brought on by the upheaval that the pandemic caused in our daily lives. Suddenly our cherished, hectic […]

Gunne Sax Dresses. Laura Ashley Frocks. Those Were the Days.

Gunne Sax. Laura Ashley. Long, flowing, floral dresses with lots of lace, ruffles, calico…and memories… It was a golden age to be young. A Resurgence of All Things Gunne Sax The resurgence of the popular styles from the 1970s and 1980s is like a healing balm. For the most part, those of us who grew […]