Why are older people the best dressed people on the U.E.S?

I saw this woman on Madison Avenue while walking with my friend Salty, who, as we were walking away after I took this photo, said she thought the woman was an actress. This stylin’ senior had a deep smoker’s voice and in my head I can hear her snapping a dry funny insult to a younger relative on a sitcom.  Does anyone know who she is or recognize her?

For more stylish seniors check out the great blog, Advanced Style.

And the UES post on Ann Slater.

SNOWBOARD DESIGN IDEA

Walking by the Food Emporium on 87th Street and Madison Ave I thought I saw an abandoned funky snowboard out of the corner of my eye.  I was disappointed to realize it was an ironing board.
IRONING BOARD AS SNOWBOARD

Wouldn’t it be so UNCOOL it’d be COOL to have a snowboard that looked like an old ironing board?

That thought makes me think of the Futurama (one of my all-time favorite TV shows) episode ‘Kif Gets Knocked Up a Notch.’  Amy and Kif are expecting a baby (Kif, a male alien, is the one who is pregnant) and Amy’s mom has Amy’s party board converted to an ironing board.
PARTY BOARD FUTURAMA

According to Vintage Inspirations blog, in the days before teflon-coated ironing Continue reading “SNOWBOARD DESIGN IDEA”