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The Fear of God

Dad used his half bi-focal glasses to see us and drive and work, and the bottom bi-focal part to read the newspaper and work papers. 492 more words


Costume Drama: Design for Dying

Review: Design for Dying, by Renee Patrick
Forge, 2016. 317 pp. $25

A young woman lies shot dead in an alley. You’ve heard that one before. 730 more words

Reviews And Columns

L13FC: Vertigo

 Who cares if it’s Friday the 13? I feel lucky you stopped by to comment on this month’s discussion of The Lucky 13 Film Club. 1,214 more words


Edith Head

Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981) was an American costume designer who won a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, starting with The Heiress (1949) and ending with The Sting (1973). 980 more words


Designer Spotlight

Meet Marc Jacobs 

He was born in New York City April 9, 1963 and is my favorite American designer. While still a student at Parsons School of Design, Marc Jacobs was designing sweaters and also working as a stock boy at one of New York’s Charivari stores. 328 more words


Edith Head by Camille Rochat

Hollywood’s greatest costume designer and record-breaking Oscar winner, Edith Head remains one of the most emblematic fashion icon of the 20th century. She has won more little gold men than any other women in Hollywood history – nominated for 35 Academy Awards for Best Costume Design and won eight of them – and is still remembered for her great collaborations with legendary directors, including Alfred Hitchcock. 439 more words


Edith Head:Style lessons from a costume designer

It’s really an understatement to call the legendary Edith Head simply a ‘costume designer.’ She certainly was that, and a whole lot more. Even as a junior-high-school nerd, I knew who she was. 417 more words