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This Was Then: Valentino’s 30th Anniversary Exhibition in New York

Social History
Today we’re re-running a Social History from Mary Hilliard’s archive from September 1992, the opening of Valentino’s 30th Anniversary Retrospect... READ MORE
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Three days of spectacular revelry at the Carnevale Gala in Venice

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Mary Hilliard covers (and photographs) Save Venice’s Carnevale Gala, “All the World’s A Stage,” in Venice, Italy. Costume balls, exhibitions, ... READ MORE
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This Was Then: The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Dinner with D.V.”

Social History
A piece of New York fashion history, a page out of only yesterday, Mary Hilliard’s report on the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum’s ... READ MORE
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Art Weekend in Richmond Celebrating Elizabeth Locke

Travel
Elizabeth Locke invited close friends to Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the opening of “A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels from the Co... READ MORE
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Save Venice Celebrates Tintoretto’s 500th birthday

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Tintoretto, the Venetian master, wouldn’t roll over in his grave, he’d burst out of it if he knew of Save Venice’s glorious celebrat... READ MORE
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April in Paris (and Burgundy)

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When E.Y. “Yip” Harburg wrote the words to “April in Paris” he had never even been there. Poor “Yip” didn’t know what he was missing. We... READ MORE
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The biennial gala celebration of Save Venice

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A few weeks ago an enthusiastic crowd flocked to Venice to participate in the biennial gala celebration of Save Venice, Inc., a non profit organizatio... READ MORE
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This was Then: Malcom Forbes’ 70th, Part II

Social History
Photographs by Mary Hilliard Malcolm Forbes was the most celebrated magazine publisher of his day although there were others far richer and with large... READ MORE
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This was Then: Malcolm Forbes’ 70th Birthday, Part I

Social History
Malcolm Forbes is a name that only vaguely, if that, resonates with anyone under fifty today. Yet when he died 27 years ago at the age of 70, he was o... READ MORE
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Music, Mosaics and Moonlight in Sicily

Travel
For two weeks in Ragusa Ibla, a baroque UNESCO world heritage site in southern Sicily, the streets were alive with the sound of music as young musicia... READ MORE
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New York to Venice

Travel
Thursday, July 2, 2015. Yesterday in New York was sunny, mild, and not too hot. After very heavy early morning rains to wash the streets, the sidewal... READ MORE
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Mary Hilliard’s Journey to China

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Mary Hilliard, known for her society and fashion photography to readers of the NYSD, Vogue, Town & Country as well as the major shelter magazines,... READ MORE
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Venetian Heritage as seen by Mary Hilliard

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Venetian Heritage, one of the intrepid groups which raises money for preservation and restoration in Venice, Italy, held a gala event there for a few ... READ MORE

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