May we all look good and feel good on our 94th birthday. And may we all still be wearing our pearls! Happy 94th birthday cousin Mary Frances! Here’s to many more!
March 4, 1974 was an iconic day. This was the day of the very first issue of People magazine. And who was on the cover of the first People magazine? Mia Farrow. She was promoting The Great Gatsby, a movie that was due to come out March 29, 1974.
Angelina Jolie was named an honorary dame this week and I am loving the images. The queen in her pearls and Angelina Jolie in her pearls. Pearls are jewelry fit for a queen… and a mom, a humanitarian and a movie star.
I am always fascinated with the imagery of pearls and with people’s beliefs about them. So, I wonder, do good girls wear pearls? Are these a gem limited to women we consider to be “good”, “proper”, “buttoned up” or more? Let me start by admitting I hate the term “good girl.” I am not sure […]
As a child of the 80s, I also love the Goonies. And as an adult, I am loving the Goonies pearls! Plus, I cannot tell you how many times I have said, “Let’s go on a Goonie adventure.” So, why do I write about these Goonies pearls? Because of this woman! That’s right, Mama Fratelli, the head […]
Tahitian Pearl Stars… It really does not matter who you are or what your style is, Tahitian pearls are gorgeous. The beauty of French Polynesia is seeing the beautiful women and men wearing pearls. I can honestly say that I was not a huge fan of Tahitian pearls until I took the journey (one of […]
Naked Pearls… yes, I am hot on the pearl sighting trail. Which, could be an odd lead-in since I just said the words “naked” and “hot” within 6 words. But, no, I have pearls on the brain and I have a keen eye for pearls everywhere I go. Why? Well, for the very simple reason […]
That Llama Wears Pearls! Bless my two sweet boys! I may not have a daughter that I can dress up in pearls but my two boys have become quite adept at noticing pearls. In fact, my two year old gasped the other morning and exclaimed, “Mamma, where are your pearls?!” I was still in […]
This funny Southwest attendant wears pearls! Oh that savvy Southwest attendant! We love you! As with many people in the world this week, we were truly captivated by the Southwest Airlines flight attendant who turned her safety instruction presentation into a one-woman comedy show. We wish we could have been on that flight! But, what […]
Jimmy Carter visits Soleil! In our special series of where (and when!) to wear pearls, we think a visit with a former president is a perfect choice! Our special little Pearl Girl, Soleil, got all dressed up to see former president Jimmy Carter in Plains. A cute American dress and a Little Pearl Girls bracelet […]