hairpiece was also part of
the mandatory accessories.
“They wear the old
fashioned, 1865-era, Gone with the
Wind-style hairpiece,” Fennell says.
“Some are clusters on top and there is a
new style piece which hangs down with
spiral curls. They look natural to me.”
She would often adorn the hairpiece
with flowers to complement a girl’s
As for jewelry, a simple string of pearls
and pearl earrings were the recom-mended
norm. Fennell also loaned out
some of her antique costume cameos in
shades of blue and salmon.
Everything the Azalea Belles® borrowed
was written out on a checklist for the
return and to reclaim the small $25
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