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Cinema Style Ep. 1

I’ve wanted to do something with cinema on here for a while. If you don’t already know, I studied film in university – in fact, it was my minor. 973 more words


Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Based on Truman Capote’s novel, this is the story of Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn), a young woman in New York City who meets Paul Varjak  (George Peppard) when he moves into her apartment building. 716 more words


Funny Face (1957)

Fred Astaire plays fashion photographer Dick Avery (a character based on Richard Avedon, the film’s “visual consultant”), who is sent out by his female boss Maggie Prescott (Kay Thompson) to find a model who is a “new face”. 680 more words


Happy 95th Birthday Helen Gurley Brown

Today is the 95th birthday of the woman who is quoted as saying “Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” Helen Gurley Brown… 394 more words


Who's Got the Action (1962)

Some “stars” are just too good looking to be kept apart so it should come as no surprise that the coolest member of The Rat Pack, Dean Martin should find himself starring opposite the blonde love goddess, Lana Turner in this comical tale of love and gambling that easily allows the many character players to rise up and steal scene after scene starting with number 2 man, Eddie Albert. 695 more words

Daily Take

Fashionable Quote of the Week by Edith Head

My favorite era in Hollywood costume design was the 1930s with Dietrich and Lombard and their glamour. But the films of the 1950s came about as close to that kind of glamour as Hollywood will ever see again. 98 more words


Best Costume Design - 1969

Official Nominations: Anne Of The Thousand Days. Hello Dolly. Gaily Gaily. Sweet Charity. They Shoot Horses Don’t They.

Costumes. What can you say? They all look swell. 58 more words

The Oscars