Harking back to Harlow

New Zealand-born bridal designer Johanna Johnson owns a storeroom in SoHo, New York, where she has built a following for her glamorous old Hollywood styles, part bohemian flapper, part Jean Harlow. Johnson’s designs will soon be stocked at the prestigious Mark Ingram Atelier in Midtown. “I would say [Johnson’s] look is more late ’20s to early ’30s, and a sexier fit, more Hollywood siren,” Ingram said. Every Johanna Johnson gown is crafted by hand in Sydney.


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Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

New Zealanders and Australians have long argued over who invented the pavlova, but the authors of a new book called, The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets have found the dessert’s…