Back in the winter of 1970, maxi coats were all the rage. I was 4 years old and, trendsetter that I was, I had one. Apparently this was an unusual fashion statement for a 4 year old and I wound up getting my picture taken by Stanley Bauman.
Mr. Baumann was the photographer for the City of Brockton for many many years. He also happened to be a very good friend of my Nana’s. And she happened to work at The Brockton Enterprise. Still, I’m sure that this picture wound up on the front page of The Enterprise because of my cuteness and good fashion sense and had nothing at all to do with my personal connections.
The caption: Maxi Coat for Mini Miss. perfect, right?
Oh, and Claudia? The coat was orange. I loved it and wore it until I couldn’t stuff myself until it any longer.