Jun 10, 201412:00 AMAn Element of Style

June 2014

Grey Gardens


Grey Gardens

Inspiration can occur in the most unlikely of places and at the most unexpected time. A few days ago while strolling around midtown Harrisburg, I came across a seemingly abandoned house from the late 1800s. I had often admired its wild and unexpected beauty while driving past in a car, but this was my first time within its proximity as a pedestrian. My viewing of this charming yet somewhat dilapidated structure brought to mind one of my favorite films, the Maysles brothers’ 1975 Grey Gardens. This off-beat documentary chronicles the live of an eclectic mother-daughter duo. Former members of high society, these odd yet winsome ladies dwelled in a ramshackle mansion in New York. Their unusual story has long been the topic of social controversy and an inspiration to those who wish to create style.

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Hope Adela Pasztor is a fashion connoisseur and blogger hailing from Harrisburg, Pa. She owns an online vintage clothing store, Pink Champagne Vintage. When she's not glued to her computer or immersed in piles of clothes, she enjoys strolling along the river, indulging in film noir movies, and adventuring on magical and spontaneous expeditions. She is typically the most weirdly dressed person in the room. 








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