top of page vintage coutue gown

VOGUE’s news/features director, editor Sally Singer interviewed me in my San Francisco home for an article that ran in their December 2005 issue.  The article was about my vintage couture shop,

(Photos are current offerings from the website.)


VOGUE dec. 2005

"Thirties organzas and chiffons, postwar haute couture, Liza Minnelli's castoffs, and just plain old pretty things."

When Christian Madrigal, an art student and paralegal in San Francisco, realized that his private collection of Victorian and Edwardian mourning dresses and capes (amassed for the purpose of a photographic project) had grown way, way out of hand, he set up a website to offload it. "Other paralegals had boxes of documents in their offices", he says, "I had boxes of dresses".

bottom of page