Fashion. Fifties. Frugal. Fly. Food. Fun. That basically sums up Savvy Thriftique’s 1st Anniversary Celebration this past weekend in the historic Auburn Avenue District of Atlanta. Savvy Thriftique is a mobile clothing boutique that specializes in personal shopping, wardrobe styling, special events, and convenient home and business shopping parties. Guests donned their best 50’s vintage attire while snacking on good food and racking up on great fashion finds. I even had a chance to chat it up with very ambitious 10-yr old entrepreneur/designer, Lilyan Jones, of Hey Chick Accessories. Gracias to owners, Ellen and Terra, for the invite out to this cool event. Check out the slide-show and a few images below.
Back to Europe. One of our favorite visits during our recent Mediterranean cruise was a beautiful little city just north of Marseilles. Aix-en-Provence is about the same size as Santa Fe but a lot older. We think that Santa Fe is old and it is for the USA, going back to 1510. But Aix-en-Provence dates back at least to 300 BCE and was a Roman outpost in 150 BCE. The main part of the “old” town, though, dates to the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, while the “new” city is filled with modern buildings and young students from the several universities and colleges located there.
We spent a too-short-day strolling up the Cours Mirabeau from the elegant fountain set in the center of la Rotonde to the statue of the “Good King” René at the head of the street before turning into narrow streets lined with beautiful old houses and interesting shops. The…
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