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

"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 environmen

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

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

72nd Golden Globe - 2015 Winners

2014 - "The Year of the Human Condition" in Film & Televison "Art Imitates Life"           And, the Golden Globe goes too......            __________________________________      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

Golden Globes 2015 - Fashion Overview - Forever Chic Style

"Je Suis Charlie"              The 72nd Golden Globe ball was held on Sunday, January 11, 2015 with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler wittingly lashing out at the cinema industry with tongue and cheeky humor.  The banter between the two was hilarious and left the audience in stitches especially with a joke about George Clooney.   An awkward moment occurred when Jennifer Aniston presented the opening award of the evening.  The two crazy comedians asked the audience for someone to come up on stage with Aniston to announce the award. The first one to raise their hand will be the chosen winner.  Benedict Cumberbatch, nominee Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for The Imitation Game eagerly pounced on the opportunity.  Aniston was oddly shocked and showed frustration and surprisingly wasn't able to "wing it." It was a cringe worthy start to the affair but soon forgotten. On the other hand, winners Kevin Spacey , George Clooney , Ed

Golden Globe Fashion 2014 Flashback! Get Ready - Golden Globe 72nd Awards - Sunday, January 11, 2015

 The Movies & The Telly                       The Ladies                 Once again, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are at the helm of the 72nd Golden Globe shindig this coming Sunday, January 11, 2014 .  Fey and Poehler are splendid in this role and always a treat to watch. The stakes are high for them this year since movies were extraordinarily flat for 2014.  Yet, television series are soaring to the sky in popularity.   There isn't one film that stands out amongst the rest.  Last year movies were top notch and stellar entertainment:   Wolf of Wall Street, 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle, Blue Jasmine, Captain Phillips, Gravity, Philomena, Rush, Dallas Buyers Club, The Great Gatsby, Saving Mr. Banks, All is Lost, Nebraska and August Osage County among a few others.   In comparison, this year movies are possibly weak (haven't seen them all and some are releasing on January 16, 2015)  in terms of award winning and memorable films.  Films