Steven L. Brawley is the editor-in-chief of PPB. He is a lifelong history buff with a keen interest in the presidency, the White House, pop culture, and Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. Steven has been publishing PPB since 2003 - providing thousands of readers with both a campy and serious look at life with a very Jackie O slant. By day, he is a not-for-profit executive with a 25-year background in education, healthcare, and social service issues. Learn more about Steven at www.stevebrawley.com.
Jake Gariepy is a self-taught artist and writer who works from a studio in his century-old farmhouse in Eugene, Oregon. Long fascinated by subjects such as the White House, presidential, first lady and European royal history, Jake spends much of his time researching and interpreting the wardrobes and interiors of historical figures. His illustrations and other products are marketed under the name “Dapper and Dreamy” and are available at many museum stores. His artwork is featured throughout PPB. To learn more about Jake, visit his blog at www.dapperdreamy.blogspot.com.
William Kuhn is a biographer, historian, and the author of READING JACKIE, a fascinating look at the personality of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis through the books she chose to edit at Viking and Doubleday. William's additional books include: MRS. QUEEN, an intriguing novel that tweaks the pomp of the British monarchy, going beneath its rigid formality to reveal the human heart of the woman at its center; DEMOCRATIC ROYALISM about the transformation of the British monarchy in the 50 years before the First World War; HENRY AND MARY PONSONBY, a double biography of two funny people at the court of Queen Victoria; and THE POLITICS OF PLEASURE, a life of Britain’s most royalist Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. He live in Boston, Massachusetts. To learn more about William, visit his website at www.williamkuhn.com.
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Steven L. Brawley
Image copyright Jake Gariepy (Dapper and Dreamy) - Jackie's 1962 Oleg Cassini (Givenchy inspired) gown.
Steven L. Brawley is a lifelong history buff with a keen interest in pop culture. He is the Editor-in-Chief of pinkpillbox.com – a fun look at life with a very Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis slant.
He has been interviewed by media outlets across the globe concerning topics ranging from Jackie's pink Chanel designed suit to her entertaining style.
Steven was a keynote speaker at Jackie's 50th class reunion at George Washington University and is a presenting member of the Organization of American Historians.
By day he is a not-for-profit executive with a 25-year background in education, healthcare, and social service programs.
PPB Consulted/Sourced by Authors
- The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby (PPB provided research assistance)
- The Eternal Waltz of Jacqueline Kennedy by Kristin Elizabeth Marshall (PPB review included in book)
- Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life by Justine Picardie (PPB provided research assistance)
- Scalamandre: Haute Decor by Steven Soloman (PPB provided research assistance)
- JFK Conservative by Ira Stoll (PPB sourced page 255)
- End of Days by James Swanson (PPB sourced page 333)
- The American Plate by Libby O'Connell (PPB sourced page 311)
- The President's Book of Secrets by David Priess (PPB sourced page 22)
PPB Media Citations/Quotations
- Pink Chanel Suit of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Wikipedia.com
- Darragh Park, Wikipedia.com
- What was Jacqueline Kennedy’s Favorite Recipe?, Answers.com
- Places Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has Lived, Answers.com
- Why Do U.S. First Ladies' Hairdos Matter?, FAB Beauty, April 5, 2017
- A Facebook Group Asks: What Would Jackie Kennedy Onassis do?, Washington Post, January 29, 2015
- A Look at the Only Home JFK Ever Built, Yahoo.com, Nov. 25, 2013
- Kirkwood Man’s Home is a Shrine to Jackie O., St. Louis-Post Dispatch/AP Wire, Nov. 22, 2013
- Kennedy Estate for Sale In Virginia, Forbes, Nov. 26, 2013
- Secrets of Jackie’s Iconic Pink Suit, NY Post, Nov. 16, 2013
- 10 Most Infamous Stains in History, Alizul2.blogspot.com, July 10, 2013
- Mapping John F. Kennedy's Many Homes, Curbed.com, May 29, 2013
- Caroline Kennedy Selling 93 Acres on Vineyard, Christian Science Monitor, May 4, 2013
- Season in the Sun, VERVE Magazine, March 2013
- Princess Grace Lunches at White House, longpastremember.blogspot.com, Feb. 24, 2013
- Jacqueline Kennedy's Dinner at Mt. Vernon, longpastremembered.blogpost.com, Feb. 7, 2013
- Jackie in Virginia Hunt Country, horsecountrychic.blogspot.com, Oct. 16, 2011
- Jackie: A Style Icon, marshallwatsoninteriors.com, Jan. 21, 2011
- Local Ladies Were First: St. Louis Suburban Journals, Jan. 19, 2005
- Jackie Historian: St. Louis Suburban Journals, May 13, 2003
- Jackie Oh!: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Nov. 20, 2001
- Collecting Jackie, American Political Collector's Club, 2007
- Bess, Julia & Mary: First Ladies of the Midwest, Ladies of Lucerne Tea Room, 2006
- Private Guided Tour of Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years Exhibit, Chicago, 2005
- Jackie Kennedy: America’s Cover Girl, Webster Groves Missouri Public Library, 2003
- Jackie Kennedy: GWU’s Most Famous Alumnae, George Washington University, 2002
- Jackie Kennedy: An Entertaining Style, Missouri Botanical Garden, 2002