by Lena Weber
When Kleenex introduced their brand of disposable facial tissue in the 1920s – originally intended as a means to remove cold cream - little did they know it would bring about the death of a cultural artifact – the humble handkerchief.
On November 4th, you can pick your self up a winsome vintage gem at the WilliamVintage winter sale. Called the "vintage king" by fashion bible Vogue, William Banks-Blaney's sale promises to be a rare shopping and sartorial treat.
This sweet moving picture from 1948 demonstrates the importance of please, thank you, excuse me, and may I?
How simple and smooth, yet so effective and genteel.