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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Ellen - Hayes Street, SF


"I've been doing this for longer than you could possibly know."

I heart Ellen's color scheme of varying violet, lavender and purple. She wears her clothes fearlessly and with that gorgeous white hair is a vision to aspire to.

Turns out Ellen is a renowned City Hall Historian and Chair of the Preservation Commission. And, as mentioned as an aside to me, believes that fashion should be preserved.


A purple suede handbag festooned with feathers, held by her purple perforated leather gloves.


A look at her peeptoes.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Seattle Slim said...

Look at her go!

January 10, 2008 at 11:14 PM  
Anonymous makaya said...

Ohhh, I love her!

January 11, 2008 at 9:43 AM  
Blogger Angela said...

Beautiful! I hope I am her someday.

January 11, 2008 at 6:48 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Yep, a role model she is. I love it when women rock the white hair and look beautiful. Ever read the poem "When I'm an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple"? But something about her, I wouldn't call an "old woman."

January 14, 2008 at 10:54 AM  
Blogger Candid Cool said...

that is one magnificent coat

January 16, 2008 at 10:41 PM  
Anonymous skirtchaservintage said...

Inspirational - she proves you dont have to give up style in your later years. I adore those shoes and the amazing coat !

January 19, 2008 at 6:23 PM  

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