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, and the “How I Wear My” series I co-write with the beautiful and talented Adrienne of The Rich Life in Wine Country. I also write 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 photos, mostly of jewelry, @everythingjustjewelry.

Blogs I like include:

Coulda Shoulda Woulda 
Data in the Rough
Fashion Should Be Fun
HappyFace313
Hostess of the Humble Bungalow 
Northwest Mountain Living
Over 50 Feeling 40
Suzanne Carillo
Tea Time With Trina
The Lion's Den 
The Rich Life in Wine Country
Une femme d'un certain age

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