Mary Sachs: A tailored legacy of fashion and philanthropy

Mary Sachs: A tailored legacy of fashion and philanthropy

On any given day, hundreds of people walk past 208 N. Third St. in Harrisburg. With its large red canopy extending from the door, this three-story, gray stone building with the name “Mary Sachs” carved into the façade was once home to one of the city’s premiere shopping experiences. This week’s Pennsylvania Treasure, selected by CAP …

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Victorian-era accessories: Fashion statements peppered in beads and embroidery

Victorian-era accessories: Fashion statements peppered in beads and embroidery

The dawn of a new year serves as a time for celebration and an opportunity to reflect on the past. This New Year’s Eve, imagine what it would have been like to welcome a new beginning during the Victorian era. For one thing, women didn’t have purses at the end of the 18th century. They …

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