Glamour Girl is terribly envious of her friend Meg Fairfax Fielding, who not only hosts the superlative blog Pigtown Design, but who has already seen the new movie about Diana Vreeland, The Eye Has to Travel. Meg is usually way ahead of GG.
(Oh, and before I continue, I’ll tell you that Meg is giving a lecture at Ladew Topiary Gardens tomorrow; all info here.)
The Diana Vreeland film opens at The Charles on Friday.
Another film I’m dying to see is the documentary spun off from Ari Seth Cohen’s fab blog Advanced Style, which blog I wrote about in this entry. Suddenly, it seems, “women of a certain age” are everywhere.
I’ve written about them before, but here’s one I just discovered—Tziporah Salamon:
Does she have style or what?!
Here’s a pic that shows her in an outfit she said she searched for for years. It’s a recreation of the striped robe in Matisse’s famous painting, Purple Robe and Anemones, which, as it happens, lives right here in Charm City in the Cone Collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art:
Not just Ari Seth Cohen but the venerable house of Lanvin also appreciates Tziporah Salomon’s style, so much so that they’ve put her in one of their ads:
And here’s another femme d’un certain age in a Lanvin ad, former dancer Jacqueline Tajah Murdock:
One of the people Salomon says she admires is Michelle Harper . . .
. . . who reminds me of the late, tragically departed Isabella Blow:
You can also read about the sudden interest in older fashion models at Fashionista.
I don’t know how long this fad will last, but it doesn’t matter. It’s always fun to see people who have their own style and who aren’t afraid to show it. They follow in a long line of fabulous fashion eccentrics.