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The Style Essentials--Michelle Pfeiffer Takes the Plunge in 1983's SCARFACE

GlamAmor Posted by on Nov 14, 2017

The style of the 1970s has been working its way back into fashion for some time now, and 2017 was the year it took over the trends. Everything from the decade seems to be the epitome of style right now. One example is all the menswear that has been popular throughout the year - appropriate consideri read more

You're Invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM at Torrance Public Library 11/4

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 26, 2017

Saturday, November 4 THE HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Guest speaker Torrance Public Library Torrance, CA If you love style in the movies, you are invited to a special presentation to learn all about the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM. Join me at the Torrance Public Library read more

Out and About - Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM in Arizona

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 16, 2017

October started with me giving a talk on the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM in Tucson, Arizona for the Invisible Theatre's annual fundraiser. The Invisible Theatre has been a cultural institution for nearly 50 years and one of its talented leaders, Susan Claassen, is also the star of the incredible one- read more

You're invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 10/1 in Tucson, Arizona

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 26, 2017

What a busy time! I just returned from presenting THE HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM NOIR at the California Museum in Sacramento, and this weekend I'm headed to Arizona. This Sunday, October 1, I'll be presenting the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM at the historic Skyline Country Club. I'm speaking as par read more

You're invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM NOIR at Sacramento's California Museum 9/24

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 5, 2017

After a couple months of planning, I'm finally able to start announcing my events for the Fall. They start with this September talk centered on film noir style at Sacramento's California Museum that's part of their Light & Noir exhibition. If you live in Northern California, I hope to see you th read more

Cinema Connection - Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Iconic ANNIE HALL Style

GlamAmor Posted by on Jun 3, 2017

Annie Hall celebrated its 40th anniversary in April, so it's a perfect time to look at the ongoing influence of its style. I've written before about some of the backstory of Annie Hall, but now I want to delve into what I call the Cinema Connections - examples from today's fashion that owe their ori read more

You're invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1970s-1980s at Annenberg Beach House 5/9

GlamAmor Posted by on May 3, 2017

It's that time again! I'm back at the Annenberg Beach House next week for the last in my HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM series with a talk that celebrates iconic 1970s and 1980s style. Tuesday, May 9th THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1970s-1980s 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmGuest speakerAnnen read more

TCM Classic Film Festival 2017 - Making Us Laugh

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 26, 2017

Charlie Chaplin once said, "A day without laughter is a day wasted." If this is the case, then there was not a day wasted at this year's TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF). The theme was Make 'Em Laugh: Comedy in the Movies and the programming - which delivered comedies from every era and everything read more

SOLD OUT! Presenting FASHION IN FILM OF #TCMFF 2017 at Annenberg Beach House 4/4

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 28, 2017

The theme of the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) is Make ‘Em Laugh: Comedy in the Movies, and the programming promises to include everything from the low brow to the high. In honor of the event, I'm giving a presentation at the historic Annenberg Beach House on April 4th that delves in read more

Quoted in NEW YORK POST Article "How Movies Change the Way We Dress"

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 3, 2017

I was so pleased when New York Post reporter Raquel Laneri reached out to me a week ago to discuss the impact of film on fashion, particularly that of Oscar-nominated and winning pictures. Though our focus was on more recent movies, we happily talked about influential costume design going all the wa read more

Cinema Connection--Influence of Classic Costume Design at the 2017 Academy Awards

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 2, 2017

Any who follow GlamAmor know that one of my missions in life is to put a spotlight on the costume designers from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Their work continues to inspire fashion today and is one way to show the ongoing relevance of classic cinema. There are many examples of their influence in th read more

Happy 7th Birthday, GlamAmor!

GlamAmor Posted by on Feb 25, 2017

February has been so busy, but it's important for me to pause before the month is through to do a little celebrating. GlamAmor just turned 7! Though much of the brand started in late 2009, the website went live on February 8, 2010, so that is the milestone I mark each year. As many of you know, m read more

GlamAmor Video! THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: CONVERSATIONS with Guest Monika Henreid

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 25, 2017

Last Fall I decided to start a new video series for GlamAmor called The Style Essentials: Conversations. For those who are new to GlamAmor, The Style Essentials is my list of movies with the most iconic costume design that impacted fashion when they first premiered and continue to do so today. The i read more

You're Invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1960s at Annenberg Beach House 2/7

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 10, 2017

It's that time again! I'm back at the Annenberg Beach House at the top of February, and this talk will be celebrating iconic 1960s style. Tuesday, February 7th THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1960s 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmGuest speakerAnnenberg Beach House Santa Monica, CA If read more

GlamAmor-ous Holidays--Irene Suits Christmas Style in 1947's LADY IN THE LAKE

GlamAmor Posted by on Dec 15, 2016

Every year at this time I enjoy looking at style in movies that celebrate the holidays. In the past, this has included The Thin Man (1934), The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), and White Christmas (1954). These are always accompanied by a Classic Holidays playlist I share on GlamAmor's YouTube ch read more

The Style Essentials--Rosalind Russell Reports in Style in 1940's HIS GIRL FRIDAY

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 25, 2016

girl Friday noun       A female assistant (as in an office) entrusted with a wide variety of tasks. Though the dictionary may define a "girl Friday" in this way, it hardly describes Hildegard "Hildy" Johnson in the 1940 film His Girl Friday. Played by Rosalind Russell, read more

You're invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1950s at Annenberg Beach House 11/8

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 13, 2016

Tuesday, November 8th THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1950s 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmGuest speakerAnnenberg Beach House Santa Monica, CA If you love style in the movies, you are invited to learn all about THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM in an extensive 6-part s read more

Cinema Style File - 1946: the Greatest Year in Film Noir Style

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 7, 2016

I recently gave another presentation on iconic 1940s fashion in film, and every time I do this talk I declare 1946 to be the second greatest year in film history. Of course 1939 has long been regarded the best - completely justified with movie premieres that included Gone with the Wind, The Wiz read more

You're invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1940s at Annenberg Beach House 8/2

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 13, 2016

Tuesday, August 2 THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1940s 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmGuest speakerAnnenberg Beach House Santa Monica, CA If you love style in the movies, you are invited to learn all about THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM in an extensive 6-part serie read more

You're invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1930s at Annenberg Beach House 5/24

GlamAmor Posted by on May 19, 2016

Tuesday, May 24th THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1930s 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmGuest speakerAnnenberg Beach House Santa Monica, CA If you love style in the movies, you are invited to learn all about THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM in an extensive 6-part serie read more
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