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Head Office

My unheard-of week of guest postings ends today with Wardrobe Meeting, a mini-fumetti from Randall William Cook. Produced for self-amusement in a short gap between meetings, it was not something he intended for a wider audience, but it made me laugh HARD, so I pleaded with him to let me run it. 24 more words


Throwback Thursday - Better Times Long Ago?

I am an old soul, perhaps one born in the wrong era.  I have always been fascinated by the 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s.   I love the music from back then, the clothing seemed prettier, and things seem like they were easier then.  273 more words

Audrey Hepburn

Edith Head - Hollywood Seamstress

I have, in my personal book collection, a book titled “The Life and Times of Hollywood’s Celebrated Costume Designer Edith Head” by David Chierichetti.

I can recall many childhood memories that include having watched a black and white film showing all the stars, where I would marvel at the fashions and set design which were beautiful. 303 more words

Costumer Designer


I love books.  Not simply reading, but books.  I love the physical presence of books.

I have a Nook.  I use it sometimes.  In fact, it will be my companion on my upcoming trip. 490 more words


Where Love Has Gone (1964)

Susan Hayward versus Bette Davis. An explosive combination on paper. A bit less so on film.

These two great actresses who were both known to tear up the screen and male costars were surely meant to face off against each other. 586 more words

Daily Take

Start the New Year with Some New Books

For a while, I have been collecting fashion books. I love all kinds of fashion books, and I’m always looking for new ones to read. Recently I found two books that I love. 55 more words


To Catch A Thief

Cary Grant & Grace Kelly in a promotional still for To Catch A Thief in 1955. This afternoon’s movie of choice. Gorgeous costume design from Edith Head and the French Riviera as a backdrop. 9 more words