gone are the days of record players & typewriters. handwritten thank you-notes & fountain pens have long since been packed away. and nights out dancing & double-features at the local theater are things of yesteryear.
wouldn’t it be wonderful to bring all of these lovely things back? what about pocketwatches, manual cameras & supper clubs? i personally would love to see afternoon teas, evenings at the ballet and crinoline skirts make a comeback. and yourself, what would you bring back?
Leslie M. M. Blume may have single-handedly started a movement to bring back a host of delightfully nostalgic things. i’m itching to get my hands on a copy of her book “Let’s Bring Back: An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By.” albeit a lengthy title, you must admit you’re a bit intrigued now…
from the back cover: Throughout this whimsical, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of nostalgia, Blume breathes new life into the elegant, mysterious, and delightful trappings of bygone eras, honoring the timeless tradition of artful living along the way. Inspired by her much loved column of the same name and featuring entries from famous icons of style and culture, Let’s Bring Back leads readers to rediscover the things that entertained, awed, beautified, satiated, and fascinated in eras past.
if you could choose a time in history to spend a few days…what era would you choose?