It was a lovely Friday morning, and despite waking up with a horrible backache, I was up for a walk to Buckingham Palace. Why not see the changing of the guard? That, and a few Advil should make me feel better. So off we went. The Palace is in our hotel neighborhood, and so we shouldn't have been . . .
Fashion, especially women's fashion, can instantly bring me back in time to scenes I remember from historical books or movies. Maybe it's Gone with the Wind. Or Jane Austen. For me, nothing is as redolent of a time and place than women's fashion, and the fashion exhibit at the Victoria & Albert . . .