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How to Create the Perfect Winter Outfit - Jeans, Cashmere and Scarves!

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"Now is the winter of our discontent
Made glorious summer by this sun of York;
And all the clouds that lour'd upon our house
In the deep bosom of the ocean buried." Shakespeare, King Richard III, Act I, Scene I
The dark, cold, rain, wind, sleet, hail and snow days of winter are here to stay for quite sometime across the great land.  What is the perfect winter outfit that actually can be worn non-stop on days off until the early blooming days of spring?   The answer is simple and so Forever Chic Style with only three important pieces - jeans, cashmere and a scarf.   This three piece apparel outfit is best suited for people in flexible and creative career positions, for weekend outings, errands or for a cold winter evening sitting by a fire with a glass of wine and family. 




You Say - Jeans For Work????  Answer: Rarely if Never"Jeans command a relaxed and informal stamp" Of course, for the corporate work environment, this particular outfit is not the best to imp…

Birdman (2014): Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan

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Birdman - Best Picture at 87th Academy Awards Play within a Movie - Hilarious Entertainment - A Dark Comedy






Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a quirky, clever, fresh and witty story about an aging actor, Michael Keaton, Riggan, formerly a famous costumed superhero in Birdman films.  Riggan's turns down a lucrative opportunity to reprise the Birdman role and instead directs and stars in a Broadway stage version of a Raymond Carver short story.  The four person ensemble desperately needs one more player and in enters Ed Norton, Mike Shiner, an arrogant, highly talented bankable actor with a jerk complex.  Shiner a Method actor creates havoc causing drama amongst the four actors.  Riggan, additionally deals with Emma Stone, Sam, just out of rehab, assistant/daughter.  Stone is sarcastic, resentful and moody while dealing with a narcissistic father.   To smooth over all the chaos and keep Riggan in check from losing it,  best friend and producer Zach Galifianakis, Jake,…

American Sniper (2014): Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

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Clint Eastwood:  American Sniper - “The biggest anti-war statement is what [war] does to the families left behind,” Eastwood said at Saturday’s Producers Guild Awards nominees breakfast, according to Variety, January 26, 2015



American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, is based on the autobiography, "American Sniper." Kyle was known as the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history garnering the nickname "The Legend". This gut wrenching tale is directed by Clint Eastwood adding a hint of Western films to the horrific tragedy of war all the while illuminating the individual and family toll of the deadly conflict. The tale begins with Kyle, a bronco rodeo rider, decides to enroll into the grueling training program to become a United StatesNavy Seal at the age of 25.  Kyle participated in four intense tours of duty gaining the reputation as "The Legend" a.k.a. the leader in protecting the "band of brothers" on the battlefield.  Kyle em…

72nd Golden Globe - 2015 Winners

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2014 - "The Year of the Human Condition" in Film & Televison "Art Imitates Life"





And, the Golden Globe goes too......

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Best Motion Picture – Drama
Winner: Boyhood

Foxcatcher
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything





 “Hannah, my wife of a couple of weeks ago, we had to cut our honeymoon short to come to Los Angeles. I promised the sunshine, it wasn’t so great today but I thank you and the HFPA for giving me and us a night at the end of our honey moon that we’ll remember. Thank you!” - Eddie Redmayne

Lead Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Winner: Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler
David Oyelowo – Selma



"My mother always told me that a happy person was someone who had work and love,"   - Julianne Moore

Lead Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama
Winner: Julianne Moore – Still Alice

Jennifer Aniston – Cake
Felicity Jon…