In the early-1970s, my parents split up and my mom quickly reinvented herself as an Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore-style feminist. No longer satisfied with the limitations of 1950s-era definitions of women’s sex roles, my mother…
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“After the Glitter Fades”: Remembering Laurel Canyon Vintage in Words and Images
The shop was located at 63 Thompson Street in New York’s Soho neighborhood where Elisa had operated a different vintage boutique called Chelsea Girl for twenty years. In 2012 she expanded that shop and moved around the corner. This allowed me to take the Laurel Canyon concept and move it from my mental queue to prime real estate directly across from the Thompson Hotel. In a fever of enthusiasm, I set about transforming a hundred-year-old storefront in what was once a part of New York’s Little Italy into a California Craftsman fantasy on Lookout Mountain Road circa 1972.
David Munk Interviewed by the England’s Merry Band of Queer Misfits—The Ethel Mermaids
Several months ago I began to get to know a lovely lady in London called Corinna Tomrley. I think it was through Twitter, but it might have been Facebook—who can say with this much…
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