fashion in italy: 150 years of elegance @ la venaria reale, torino

If you have a chance to get to Torino (Turin), Italy, there are numerous excellent museums to visit, including La Venaria Reale (the Royal Palace), about 10km from the city center.  I was there recently to see the exhibition Fashion in Italy: 150 Years of Elegance, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Italy’s Unification… Read More fashion in italy: 150 years of elegance @ la venaria reale, torino

elgin watches

Elgin, Illinois, approximately 30 miles NW of Chicago…The National Watch Company was founded in 1864. Ten years later, the name was changed to Elgin National Watch Company and became one of the largest producing watch companies in America. In the 1920’s they were producing over half of the watches in the country. Now these vintage watches… Read More elgin watches