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87th Academy Awards 2015 - Fashion Overview

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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 gents donned tuxes in black and white along with various shades of color adding to the…

Wrap Dress - Diane von Furstenberg

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It's a Wrap - 40th Anniversary 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 industry.   Yes, I'd sold millions of dresses by 198.  That dress had been inducted into b…

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

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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 GrandBudapest 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, KeiraKnightley, 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 WaitingForever Chic StyleQueen and The Frumpy Frog in 2014 at the…