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You're Invited! HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1920s-1980s: THE JAZZ AGE Online Event 6/12

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 30, 2022

 On June 12, I'll be launching my 7-part online series on the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM. It features what I consider The Style Essentials - films with iconic costume design from the 1920s to the 1980s that immediately impacted fashion and continue to influence fashion today. There will be one read more

Cinema Style - Katharine Hepburn Toasts the New Year in Kalloch for 1938's HOLIDAY

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 15, 2022

Because we recently celebrated the New Year along with costume designer Robert Kalloch's birthday on January 13, I wanted to share a piece on Holiday that I originally wrote back in 2015. I really love the story behind the film, especially how significant it was to the evolution of Katharine He read more

GlamAmor-ous Holidays - Janet Leigh Glows in Understated Howard Greer in 1949's HOLIDAY AFFAIR

GlamAmor Posted by on Dec 17, 2021

It's fascinating how many of the films we now consider Christmas classics came from the 1940s. The decade began with the romances Remember the Night (1940) and The Shop Around the Corner (1940) as well as the witty The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942). But as the decade we read more

Celebrate #Noirvember and the Holidays with FILM NOIR STYLE

GlamAmor Posted by on Nov 11, 2021

Happy #Noirvember! This year is my first celebrating with Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s and I couldn't be happier. The past year has been so rewarding. The book continues to get rave reviews, with readers describing it as everything from "enthralling" to a "luscious deep dive" and many read more

Watch FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2021 on Vimeo!

GlamAmor Posted by on May 10, 2021

Last Wednesday, attendees of the virtual TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) came together online to celebrate the Fashion in Film of TCMFF 2021! The 5th annual event delved into the stories behind the style of both the actors and actresses starring in 7 films featured in the festival's programm read more

You're Invited! 5th Annual FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF Event on May 5

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 28, 2021

Join me Wednesday, May 5 for my 5th annual Fashion in Film of TCMFF 2021! This is one of my most popular events and I know you will love this year's presentation. It will celebrate films from the 1930s to 1970s featured in the virtual TCM Classic Film Festival. And for the first time, we will delve read more

Watch the History of OSCARSĀ® STYLE on Vimeo!

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 20, 2021

Last weekend, fans of film and fashion came together online to celebrate the History of Oscars® Style! The event looked at every Best Actress winner from 1929 to 1961 - the film role that won them the award, the ensemble they wore to the ceremony, and the designer behind it. I also shared the read more

You're Invited! Celebrate the History of OSCARSĀ® STYLE at April 18 Event

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 6, 2021

Join the party Sunday, April 18, as I take you through the history of Oscars® Style! In this event, we will celebrate every Best Actress winner from 1929 to 1961 - the film role that won them the award, the ensemble they wore to the ceremony, and the designer behind it. You'll also see the vari read more

Watch THE STYLE OF SIN: BARBARA STANWYCK on Vimeo!

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 23, 2021

Last weekend, a couple hundred fans of film and fashion came together online to celebrate the early life and style of Barbara Stanwyck! So many people absolutely adore her, so I couldn't have asked for more passion or excitement for the fourth event in my Pre-Code series The Style of Sin. The Pre- read more

FILM NOIR STYLE Author Conversation at the Larry Edmunds Bookshop

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 9, 2021

On February 27, I joined Larry Edmunds Bookshop owner Jeff Mantor for a conversation about my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s. It was the first virtual event the store has ever had and I was honored to be their guest. Jeff and I spoke for an hour about just about everything - the origins of m read more

FILM NOIR STYLE Featured on Vancouver's OUR CITY TONIGHT

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 8, 2021

It's been such a busy last few weeks, so I'm playing a little bit of catch up here on GlamAmor. On February 21, hosts Jim Gordon and Leeta Liepins interviewed me about my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s for Vancouver's Our City Tonight! We had great fun discussing a lot of the elements of fil read more

You're Invited! Pre-Code Series THE STYLE OF SIN Continues 3/21 with Barbara Stanwyck

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 2, 2021

Since my 1940s Film Noir Style series concluded last month, in March we will return to the 1930s and The Style of Sin. This fourth event in the online Pre-Code series focuses on the early life and career of Barbara Stanwyck with stories behind the style of films like Ladies of Le read more

Watch FILM NOIR STYLE: THE POST-WAR YEARS on Vimeo!

GlamAmor Posted by on Feb 23, 2021

Last weekend an enthusiastic audience joined me to celebrate Film Noir Style: The Post-War Years! This was the final event in the four-part series, which mirrors my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s. This webinar examined the dramatic changes that occurred in both film and fashion after World W read more

You're Invited! FILM NOIR STYLE Online Series Concludes with POST-WAR YEARS on 2/21

GlamAmor Posted by on Feb 5, 2021

On Sunday, February 21, my online series Film Noir Style concludes with The Post-War Years 1947-1950. This is the fourth and final event in the series that accompanies my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s. Like the book, the series is divided into four parts:Before the War 1940-1941Th read more

FILM NOIR STYLE Featured on Seattle's New Day Northwest

GlamAmor Posted by on Feb 5, 2021

 This past week, host Amity Addrisi interviewed me about my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s for Seattle's New Day Northwest! It was something of a homecoming since I grew up in Central Washington, and many friends and family live in the Seattle area. We had fun discussing many of the fil read more

Sold Out at Larry Edmunds - Again - and #1 Movie History New Release on Amazon

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 29, 2021

 Even before I went back to sign the second batch of Film Noir Style at the Larry Edmunds Bookshop last week, I learned I had SOLD OUT AGAIN! It was an incredible afternoon on Hollywood Boulevard that followed an incredible morning appearing on Chicago's WGN Morning News to promote the boo read more

Interviewed by Film Critic Nell Minow for the Motion Picture Association

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 29, 2021

One of the people who reached out to me about my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s was the incomparable Nell Minow. Nell is a renowned film critic whose own list of credits is long - writing for countless newspapers from the Chicago Sun-Times to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal as read more

FILM NOIR STYLE Featured on Chicago's WGN Morning News

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 22, 2021

After being featured in The Hollywood Reporter, the excitement surrounding the launch of Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s continued with this week's appearance on the WGN Morning News! It was such fun to discuss the book with the hosts of Chicago's #1 morning show. Many of you watched it on Thursda read more

FILM NOIR STYLE Featured in THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 22, 2021

 It's been a wonderful whirlwind since the launch of Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s on January 12. That started with the almost immediate - and surprise - coverage of my book in The Hollywood Reporter! THR is an iconic magazine that has been part of the industry since 1930, so it's an i read more

FILM NOIR STYLE: THE KILLER 1940s Launches Today!

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 12, 2021

It's here! At long last, we have arrived at the official launch day of my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s! As most of you know, it has been a battle to get here with all the challenges the pandemic threw my publisher's way. But we persevered and orders are now shipping out from book read more
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