Tea, Fashion and Fancies celebrates Seersucker Saturday

Friends of the LSU Textiles and Costume Museum and Friends of the LSU Rural Life Museum held their annual fundraiser, Tea, Fashion and Fancies at the Rural Life Museum on Saturday, Feb. 18. Baton Rouge Mayor President Sharon Weston Broome declared Feb. 18 Seersucker Saturday in Baton Rouge for the event. The event featured Laurie Lipsey Aronson, President and CEO of Haspel Clothing Company. Haspel was started by her great grandfather, Joseph Haspel, Sr., and the company is credited with creating the seersucker suit.