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Clothes Make the (WO)Man

Who would you like to channel–Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Lauren Bacall or perhaps Marilyn or Audrey? Or on the other hand a tribal princess; a Bedouin wanderer?
My greatest wish as a child was for a time machine. Whether watching old movies or looking through movie star books from the 30s and 40s, I lived in a fantasy world of strong, beautiful, glamorous women (and men of course). Well since I couldn’t have my time machine, I could at least dress like my idols and beginning in my teens I started collecting vintage clothing, accessories, photographs and the like. Now here it is 40 years later and I am still collecting. However,as some things no longer fit (the joys of aging) and those events calling for glamour are fewer and far between, and I am running out of room, I have decided it is time to let someone else play dress-up and become…

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About

Clothes Make the (WO)Man

Who would you like to channel–Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Lauren Bacall or perhaps Marilyn or Audrey? Or on the other hand a tribal princess; a Bedouin wanderer?
My greatest wish as a child was for a time machine. Whether watching old movies or looking through movie star books from the 30s and 40s, I lived in a fantasy world of strong, beautiful, glamorous women (and men of course). Well since I couldn’t have my time machine, I could at least dress like my idols and beginning in my teens I started collecting vintage clothing, accessories, photographs and the like. Now here it is 40 years later and I am still collecting. However,as some things no longer fit (the joys of aging) and those events calling for glamour are fewer and far between, and I am running out of room, I have decided it is time to let someone else play dress-up and become someone else for a day. I hope you will enjoy browsing Gilda's Closet. International buyers are welcome, simply contact me for shipping.

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