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From Quaint Luncheons to Big-Top Extravaganzas: A History of the American Fashion Show

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

In eras past, the designs of the day were presented to clients at chic poolside presentations or at delightful little department store luncheons (Waldorf salad, rather than global outreach, was the order of the day).

Let's Bring Back: The Holiday Season Edition

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

In this special edition of my recurring column that celebrates objects, rituals, curiosities, and personae from eras past -- I've compiled a shortlist of holiday season cheer from eras past.

Let's Bring Back: The Earliest Supermodels

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Tonight Vogue and the MET Costume Institute will co-host their annual gala, considered by many to be fashion's most glamorous event. This year's them...

Let's Bring Back... Traditional Anniversary Gifts

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

I'm a very modern woman. After all, modernity is so terribly convenient. My blackberry connects me with my best friend in Dubai as I sail up 5th Ave...

Let's Bring Back ... 10 Things That Are Ready For A Comeback

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Ladies and Gentlemen: To honor the launch of Huffington Post's new Style section, I present the seventh installment of my Let's Bring Back series. A...

Let's Bring Back...Part VI

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

Ladies and Gentlemen: With great pleasure, I present the sixth installment of my Let's Bring Back series. A quiet homage to Vogue legend Diana Vreel...

Let's Bring Back...Part V

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

Presenting: the latest installment of my Let's Bring Back series, which celebrates rituals, curiosities, and objects from times past. It is also a ...

Chic Nostalgia: Let's Bring Back...

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

For all of the advantages of modern, whirring uber-connectedness, there are many instructive, old-fashioned rituals and pleasures that get lost in the shuffle.

Let's Bring Back...

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

It's been a while, but Let's Bring Back is back. The fourth of my LBB series, what follows is a celebration of rituals and objects from times past. ...