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89th Academy Awards 2017 - Fashion Overview

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Lights, Camera's & Holy Mackerel!  



And, The Best Picture goes to - What Just Happened?




The 89th Academy Awards Sunday, February 26, 2017 ended with a stunned audience gasping in shock as Warren Beatty and Fay Dunaway announced the incorrect winner for Best Picture giving the nod to La La Land.  The immediate and confusing correction was given to the well deserved film after fumbling hands exchanged the envelopes to the correct winner - Moonlight.  The crazed finale was the unexpected culmination to a year of interesting though sad movies about the human condition which is always utterly unpredictable.  Many thought the mix-up was a hoax because of the host Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon silly feud but then the reality of chaos hit with a flourish.  Art does imitate life and last night was an example of how even under the most controlled environments the world doesn't always play by the numbers. Think Brexit, US Presidential Election, Superbowl Win and now the Oscars.  Perha…

Black Pants & White Blouse - Zebra Style

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The Classic Vibe





Tired of wearing jeans during the day or evening and need a fashion fix?  It seems jeans and active wear are worn for every occasion.   For the record, jeans are not always figure flattering unless in a dark denim hue with no embellishments.  And, yoga pants should only be worn for gym activities.  If striving for a refreshed look - think no more.  A simple combination of black pants and a white blouse could become the cornerstone of a wardrobe.   The ensemble shouts Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn fashion that never fades and never is out of style. This simple and minimal combination of black with white is showstopping perfection. 


The Black Pant







I. Minimalist:  The right pair of black pants can be worn today, tomorrow and for many years to come.  The skinny pant is top of mind this season.  And, of course the appeal of the trouser pant with the slight flair is timeless. 



The Skinny























 The Trouser Flair






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