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87th Academy Awards 2015 - Fashion Overview

    Movie Birdman and Fashion Soared Every Mountain            Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things   Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes Silver white winters that melt into springs These are a few of my favorite things        The hills are alive with the sound of music With songs they have sung for a thousand years The hills fill my heart with the sound of music My heart wants to sing every song it hears     The 87th Academy Awards, Sunday, February 22, 2015   held on a rain soaked evening in Hollywood with A-listers gingerly stepping out of limousines and hurriedly dashing for cover.  The ladies of the court donned frocks resplendent in shades of Jessica Rabbit reds, pearly whites, blush nudes, decadent blacks and glittering glitz.  Likewise, the

Wrap Dress - Diane von Furstenberg

  It's a Wrap - 40th Anniversary   Journey of a Dress - Diane von Furstenberg     The iconic jersey wrap dress embellished by Diane von Furstenberg in 1972/73 by using elastic, synthetic fabrics remains forefront and center in a Forever Chic Style maven's closet.  This simple dress, knee length, in a form fitting jersey is popular and frankly perfection on any body type.  Originally, the wrap dress was designed by designers Else Schiaparelli in the 1930's and Claire McCardell in the 1940's.  However, it is Furstenberg's wrap dress that is top of mind and always available in store and online.  I have had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Furstenberg and she is a delightful and amazing woman.        Excerpt from : The Woman I Wanted to be by Diane von Furstenberg   "I never dreamed that the simple dress I launched in 1974, a dress that was easy, sexy, elegant, and affordable all at the same time, would catapult me into the fashion i

Oscars Fashion Flashback 2014 - Get Ready - Academy Awards - Sunday, February 22, 2015

Lights, Camera and Action!   Neil Patrick Harris - Host Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 7E & 4P       Last year 86th Academy Awards show held on Sunday, March 2, 2014 promised and delivered a fashion feast.   This coming Sunday, February 22, 2015, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris is bound to be another exciting soiree with the ladies and gents dressed in the finest cloth creations in the land.  The films this year for Best Picture include American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel , The Imitation Game , Selma, The Theory of Everything and Whiplash .  And the talent slated to walk the red carpet include fashion mavens, Julianne Moore , Marion Cotillard , Keira Knightley , Emma Stone, Reese Witherspoon , Jennifer Aniston and possibly Angelina Jolie.   Yes, an array of talented actors and actresses will once again grace the red carpet for an exciting night. Take a step down memory lane and remember just who was The Lady in Waiting ,  Forever Chic S

WARBY PARKER: Half-Decade Collection

This post contains affiliate links. I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.      Hear Ye!  Hear Ye! HAPPY 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WARBY PARKER   Named the Most Innovative Company Across the Land! - "Fast Company"  2015   "Fast Company" released the list of the worlds most innovative companies for 2015.  Warby Parker claims the number one spot.  The eyewear designer beat out names like Apple , Alibaba , Google and Instagram .  Warby Parker co-founders and co-CEOs David Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal join, "CBS This Morning" to discuss their key to success!"  CBS - February 9, 2015      Let's Celebrate! Toss the Confetti      WARBY PARKER - Half-Decade Collection Available February 12, 2015 Online and in Stores Starting at $95    The past five years have been very busy for Warby Parker .   Since February 2010, the company has grown out of five offices and set up a

How to Wear Pink - Spring 2015

              50 Shades of - Pretty in Pink   The color pink is soft, romantic, whimsical, understanding, compassionate and lovely on all fashionistas.  Pink is gloriously in bushel of fragrant flowers or a multi-shaded sunrise and sunset and of course in apparel and accessories.  Even red heads can proudly impress in certain shades of timeless pretty and pink pieces in a wardrobe.  With Valentines Day around the corner, why not add this delicate hue to a wardrobe for date night or for a daily adventure and evoke  50 Shades of pink   and love.  Valentines Day "Love is the only thing on earth which does not go out of fashion"         I.   The Delightfully Pink & Vibrant Frock  -  This number is beautifully crafted in a variety of shades of pink with a splash of orange.  Ted Baker London   is a global lifestyle brand.   Known for patterns, colors and everything British (think Downton Abbey), a sense of whimsical fun and superior