This is part two of a series where I share cool vintage photos each Friday of my English grandmother, Rosemarie, and then link up similar pieces that loosely replicate her classic style today. Her husband, Edward (my grandfather), took these pictures. (You can see part one here.)
The Rosemarie Look is a celebration of my grandmother and of timeless style, but it's also a way to honor everyone who has traveled to the U.S., as she did in her 20s. It's for every foreigner, past and present, who came to this country, fell in love and stayed; who, at times, didn't feel they belonged, and yet who left an indelible impression on their loved ones and everyone they knew.
My grandmother loved animals more than people. She would often read murder mysteries, but if a cat's tail got stepped on, she couldn't look at another page. She always said that her idea of heaven would be an open field where all of her dogs and cats that she had throughout her lifetime were running into her open arms.
On a less sober note, this picture made me think of easy, chic vacation looks. It's too cold here on the East Coast to wear shorts, but if you're planning a vacay anytime soon, here's three must-have pieces, courtesy of Rosemarie.
The High-Waisted Shorts
The Preppy Sleeveless Collared Shirt
The Pretty, Go-With-Everything Flats
Hugs to everyone today. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend filled with lots of love!