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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Steinberg Sisters

I couldn't wait to get home and write a post about these lovely ladies. My friend Jill and I met the Steinberg sisters while walking around Brighton Beach. The sisters were more than happy to stop for some photos and share some stories with us as well. Both ladies attended FIT when they were younger. They wanted to follow in the footsteps of their father who came from Poland, studied in London and worked in the Garment Industry. They proudly announced that he could, " Whip up a winter coat in a half an hour."

We caught the sisters on the way back from a shopping adventure and a trip to the library where they were looking at fashion books. They told us about exciting encounters with several celebrities including Liberace, Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller, Valentino, and Yves Saint Laurent, who they described as a "quiet man". When I told them how much I admired their style, they replied that their clothes don't cost much, but that they have many very pretty things.

The Steinbergs were thrilled to meet us, as they meet few people to discuss fashion with. The sisters who live in the same apartment building, only a few floors apart, made a date to meet with us next week. I'll share some more photos of these fascinating ladies and hopefully hear some more great stories!

15 comments:

fr.martinsen said...

Looking forward to it!

Lila Leeds said...

I really enjoyed this post & look forward to seeing & reading more about the Steinberg sisters.

TEE said...

LOVELY...


I WANT TO BE LIKE THIS.


^ ^

Stash and Burn said...

I can't wait to read about your next meeting with the Steinberg Sisters! I found your blog through Bust Magazine. I love it. It's so important for us to actually see our elders. Thank you!

style odyssey said...

gorgeous ladies.
that red lipstick the one on the right is wearing: perfect!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing these great women! I love the idea about interviews also.

barbara said...

Both ladies have a great sense how to combine colours. Great.
I mentioned it once, I love this no make up but lipstick look.
Nothing better with gray hair than such an intense lipstick.
Looking forward to the next pics with these gals.

thingsIlove said...

Amazing! Can't wait to read your next post about the Steinberg Sisters.

BossyMa said...

Yes, I can't wait to hear more about them! I also feel this is a glimpse into my future with my own sister, in a good way. :)

Bonnie said...

I'm looking forward to seeing more of the Steinberg sisters!

miss a. said...

I love these stories!

piatenko said...

love and kisses for all advanced "against boredom" fighters :*

Patty Skypants said...

I hope the future interviews will motivate me to move back East and get together with my own sister! xxoo

Alexis said...

Oh, they are fantastic! I just love this blog, it's very inspiring and I really appreciate the respect with which you treat your subjects.

stylewithbenefits said...

They are fabulous! Enjoyed reading about them.. thanks for sharing!

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