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"Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M." Book Review

What we learn in this deceptive hint of film history by author Sam Wasson isn’t the factual making of Breakfast at Tiffany’s – though that does hold in and of itself many cultural themes, but the culmination of a character’s transformation. 401 more words


Are We There Yet?: How I Found the "Sweet Spot" of My Style

One of the cleverest thoughts that ever came to me when seeking a personal style was the idea to incorporate elements of my fantasy style into clothing for dressier occasions, i.e., formal wear, attire suitable for a wedding, a symphony engagement, and anything else that gives me a little more scope of expression which I’m not bound to wear for more than half a day/night max. 904 more words


Why I Love Style...

Designer Oscar de la Renta once said, ‘Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.’ Finding your own personal style acts as an outward expression of yourself, it allows you to explore the person you really are and express it to the world. 537 more words


Grace Perfected

Hello, again. Breaks happen. Where were we? Oh, yes. The Oscars had just happened when I wrote my last post. I followed my awards coverage with a piece about Joanne Woodward, the beneficiary of Best Supporting Actress winner Allison Janney’s gratitude. 4,476 more words

Edith Head

American Costume Design Legend

I find her so inspiring. If social media were around when they were, Edith and Coco would have invented squad goals, the wrap dress and something better than Vogue.


The Woman with most Oscars and the Master of Suspense

No, I’m not talking about Meryl Streep. And no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump. First, there is the legendary Hollywood costume designer Edith Head who to this day, with her 8 prestigious golden statues, carries the title of the woman with most Oscars won – and then there is the legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, a man with a killer instinct for chaining the audiences to their theatre seats. 419 more words