About & Good Reads

In Prospect Park, Brooklyn, my backyard. Photo by G. Keresty.

I began my blog in 2010 in order to cover the exhibit “American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection” at the Brooklyn Museum. Since then I have branched out to include interviews, reviews, opinions, the occasional outfit post, as well as the “How I Wear My” series I co-wrote for six years with the beautiful and talented Adrienne of The Rich Life in Wine Country. I have also written articles on costume design for Clothes on Film, Christopher Laverty’s wonderful site devoted to costume in movies and TV.

Oscar-winning costumes by Catherine Martin for The Great Gatsby. Prada, SoHo, 2013.

You can email me at jillburgess815@gmail.com or find me on Twitter @jillburgess815.

More Gatsby costumes by Catherine Martin.

Detail from a Tiffany & Co. window, Fifth Avenue, New York City, November 2014.

I am also on Instagram, where I post pictures of high-end jewelry: @everythingjustjewelry.

Blogs I like include:

Coulda Shoulda Woulda 
Data in the Rough
Feather Factor
The Lion's Den 
The Rich Life in Wine Country
Une femme d'un certain age

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