Afternoon Tea At Bergdorf Goodman; Linda's at BG; Kate Spade Jumpsuit

 

It’s been nearly 20 years since the holiday honoring slain legendary civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, established the third Monday in Janary as a U.S. federal holiday. And five years ago, I launched my blog on MLK day. So yesterday, January 5, the millennials that I love, my daughter Channing and her one of her best friends Serena, my best friend, Cynthia. and a new fabulous friend Brenda met for afternoon tea at Bergdorf Goodman to celebrate this milestone.

Afternoon Tea AT Bergdorf Goodman; Linda's at BG; Kate Spade Jumpsuit

I guess you could say I’m still in an English state of mind since the holidays when my daughter and I binge-watched the  Netflix series, The Crown. The British period drama reflects on Queen Elizabeth II coming into her own once she is crowned the ruling monarch of Great Britain.  We can thank Anna, Duchess of Bedford, for Afternoon Tea, as she is credited with starting the tradition. 
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