Jean Crook's Profile
I grew up very poor during the Great Depression. That period of my life gave me a great love for beautiful things.... beautiful jewelry, beautiful clothes, hats, purses, accessories. All of these things were indicators of a better life, happiness and contentment.
So, I became a collector of Vintage things. This led me to a job in a Bridal Shop, then to a small Costume Shop and finally to the ownership of my own Costume Shop.
I started A Costumiery with vintage dresses and whatever pieces I could find to make costumes. As time went on, I bought better costumes and became the largest year-round costume rental shop in the Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area.
I also continued to collect beautiful things. My vintage jewely collection includes Sarah Coventry, Lisner, Weiss,…
- Joined April 12, 2011