What does a volcano eruption and an eternal epitomy of style have in common ? The answer: me.
Last week of April I was stuck in London for about 7 days. Initially the trip was for 20 hrs in total.
One has to make the most of what they've got and frankly there are worse places to be stuck at.
Making the most of this time I found myself at the Victoria and Albert Museum ticket que, trying to get into the Grace Kelly: Style Icon exhibition.
These days we get caught up in the whirlwind of modern day life and forget to dress properly. Grace Kelly's outlook on life, posture, dramatic flow of pastel chiffons and her life time accessories such as eye glasses and the Kelly bag makes you stop ... and think for a while.
The garments were sewn to perfection through every detail. They were designed to meet the needs of the family and monarchy life she was leading. She did go though a change after the life in Hollywood changed and she resumed her monarchial and motherhood responsibilities.
She has left a fair impression. And eventually I found myself in bookstore looking for a biography.
Vanity fair also had an article on her life and style which can be found at: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/features/2010/05/grace-kelly-201005?currentPage=1
Here are some examples: