Miss Heather French Henry is well known as Miss Kentucky 1999 and Miss America 2000, and for her dedication to United States veterans. In addition, Heather grew up in rural Kentucky with a passion for the holidays, in particular Irving Berlin’s White Christmas movie of 1954 starring Rosemary Clooney and Bing Crosby.
This year, Heather has joined with A Taste of Kentucky to feature seven handcrafted ornaments in her White Christmas Collection, based on the costumes from the movie. Each ornament is designed, handcrafted and packaged in Kentucky. From each hand cut piece of material to the handset Swarovski crystals, Heather has created unique pieces of artwork to hang on your tree!
The ornaments assist in benefiting the Rosemary Clooney House located in Heather’s hometown of Augusta, KY. The museum houses notable collections from movies such as Here Come the Girls, The Stars Are Singing and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas just to name a few. Heather as curated exhibits for the museum since 2004that highlight the love and career of Rosemary Clooney.
There are seven ornaments in the Dreaming of a White Christmas Collection.
- Red Christmas Dress inspired by Rosemary Clooney
- Sisters, Sisters Blue Dress
- Sisters Blue Ostrich Feather Fan
- “Mandy” Dance Costume inspired by Vera Ellen
- Black “Love You Didn’t Do Right By Me” Gown
- Green Chorus Girl Costume Inspired by Barrie Chase
- Red Chorus Girl Costume from “Mandy”
The collection is offered in all three A Taste of Kentucky locations as well as on line at www.atasteofky.com.