Strongly identifying with nerdy Rory Gilmore as a kid, I thought her grandmother Emily Gilmore is everything you don’t want in a grandma. She was overbearing, manipulating tyrant who wore matching Chanel suits to her Daughters of the American Revolution brunches and yelled at maids whenever she would lay eyes on one. Looking back, I … Continue reading How to Wear: The most savage corporate wife Emily Gilmore
I heard Matthew Weiner, creator and executive producer of TV Series Mad Men, speak about the philosphy he had when giving directions to his team to assemble the sets for the shooting of Mad Men. He wanted everything to be REAL. Not embellished, not cut out of Vogue or movies of the period – but … Continue reading How rich would Bert Cooper be these days if he sold the art he owned?
We all know that sometimes that undereye bag cocaine chic, lethargic dance moves, sling slip on dresses made out of premium silk and tendency for screwed up relationships can be sexier than any fun loving, hungry for life, crack on to the gym kind of life. Example: Elvira Hancock Played by amazing Michelle Pfeiffer, trophy … Continue reading Elvira Hancock’s Talcum Powder Style Revisited
There isn’t anything quite like it as remembering the embarassing fashion choices of your childhood. I rocked multipatterned-hippie-vibe combo by the age of four and switched to all-pink-everything style by the time I was six. Combine that flawless look with a subversive white Adibas sneaker (yes, you’ve read it correctly) and we can all come … Continue reading How Ally McBeal’s miniskirts influenced my office style
As the sun hits the northern hemisphere the air cons in the offices across northern lands get more and more worked up – leaving its inhabitants silently wishing they’re laying on the sunny beach hearing the waves crashing on the shore with icy lemonade in their hands, while their sweat drips on their worn out … Continue reading 5 movies that will make you travel to the Mediterranean
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, … Continue reading The Woman with most Oscars and the Master of Suspense
Who’d win – a girl’s dream or a housing bubble? Here’s five dream chick cribs straight out of movies and I’d movie right in every one of them. 1. Miranda Hobbes’ Lawyerish Pad Yes, you’ve read it right. Not whiny Carrie Bradshaw’s cry cave filled with unnecessary clothes and no cuttlery – but kickass Miranda … Continue reading 5 gal flats on screen you’d move right in