Last Chance Dept.
She tried Vanity Fair and Vogue but they didn’t quite fit her “outgoing” style.
She found a home at the New Yorker where her editor, Harold Ross, though not at all in agreement with her proclivity for debauchery, gave her free reign over NYC’s speakeasy scene.
She proclaimed New York night life to be the most boring thing in the world unless you were with people you wouldn’t mind spending time with in the middle of the Sahara.
Lois eventually settled down and focused on fashion where she is recognized as the first person, man or woman, to critique clothing like art.
She embodied the indelible 1920s. Living it and writing about it, some might say she was the 1920s.
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Miss Long’s Pleated Neck Blouse (No. 5133). 100% silk crepe de chine. Band collar with pleated flounce from collar to sweep creating a vintage draped effect down front of blouse. Raglan style sleeves. Sleeve cuff with gathers at cuff seam. Adjustable button closure.
Women’s sizes: 0 through 20.
Miss Long’s Beaded Collar Necklace (No. 5125). A timeless accoutrement with its roots in the Victorian and its toes in Prohibition. Champagne colored beads with silver toned clasp.
Size: 15” length with extender, 2” height at center, 2 1/4” height at ends.
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