Observation of the Week: Depression Era Chic (Young guy on bus, wearing black shirt, pants, brown boots and fedora. When I saw him, he put me into a very 1930s frame of mind.)

I’ll be all around in the dark… I’ll be everywhere. Wherever you can look…wherever there’s a fight, so hungry people can’t eat, I’ll be there…

Tom Joad from The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Beautiful Styles at Good Prices

You don’t have to spend a fortune to accessorize your look or be relegated to plain sneakers for a casual, but dressy, evening out. Now you can indulge in lush velvet and gold lame to dress up that feminine poet’s blouse, jeans and sleek leggings. Thanks to designer collaborations,and chic off-price styles,you can find ultra-stylish shoes, hats, jewelry andpurses on even the smallest budget.


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