March Hiatus

Gone fishin’!   As I mentioned in the last post, this March I will take time off from writing posts, and will come back hopefully refreshed in April.  Feel free to read my previous posts – there are 340 of them!

Meanwhile, I leave you with this awesome portrait of the late Cicely Tyson, photographed in 1972 by Lord Snowden.    Here’s Ms Tyson’s interview in InStyle magazine printed just before her death.  Take a close look at her dress which she wore to the premiere of her movie Sounder; it’s designed by Bill Whitten, who was unknown to me until now. Notice anything? The entire gown seems to be made up of old linens and textiles (in 1972!) — that’s just my observation. I’ll try to rustle up some more information about this dress, if I can.

Image from InStyle magazine , Photo: Lord Snowden, 1972. Dress by Bill Whitten

So, see you guys in a month! Be good and stay healthy. Love, Samina

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