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TCM Classic Film Festival 2018--The Power of Words and Love of the Movies

GlamAmor Posted by on May 21, 2018

The late Robin Williams once said, "No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." Those of us who love classic cinema and the history of Hollywood certainly know this to be true. On that note, the theme of this year's TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) was Powerful Words: The read more

You're Invited! Presenting HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1940s at Egyptian Theatre 5/26

GlamAmor Posted by on May 16, 2018

My HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM screening series at the Egyptian Theatre continues with the 1940s on May 26! This series is 7 parts - one event per decade from the 1920s to the 1980s - and each will be followed by a screening of a film featured in the talk. Some of the incredible style we celebr read more

Out and About--Presenting FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2018 at Woman's Club of Hollywood

GlamAmor Posted by on May 11, 2018

Two weeks ago - from April 26 to 29 - the TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) once again took over Hollywood. The theme of this year's festival was Powerful Words: The Page Onscreen, and the programming included everything from original screenplays and adaptations to portrayals of writers real and i read more

You're invited! Presenting FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2018 at Woman's Club of Hollywood 4/24

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Guest speaker Woman's Club of Hollywood Hollywood, CA Tickets are $7 in advance through Eventbrite and $12 at the door the day of the talk The theme of the 2018 TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) is Powerful Words: read more

The Style Essentials--Mia Farrow and Robert Redford in 1974's THE GREAT GATSBY

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 7, 2018

Since I recently gave a talk on the most influential costume design of the 1920s at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre, and I'm gearing up to do my next talk on the 1930s on March 17, I can't help be in an Art Deco frame of mind. I regularly discuss the impact of iconic costume design on fashion, but I al read more

Cinema Connections - The Influence of Classic Costume Design on Oscars 2018 Fashion

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 6, 2018

The Oscars celebrated its 90th birthday this year, and producers did an admirable job at showing the incredible history of Hollywood. The montages they presented before the major awards, such as Best Actor and Actress, were particularly moving. I also loved the inclusion of 1955 Oscar winner Eva Mar read more

You're Invited! HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1930s + TOP HAT at Egyptian Theatre 3/17

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 4, 2018

My HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM screening series at the Egyptian Theatre continues with the 1930s on March 17! This series is 7 parts - one event per decade from the 1920s to the 1980s - and each will be followed by a screening of a film featured in the talk. Some of the incredible style we cele read more

Save the Date! HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM series starts 2/24 at Egyptian Theatre

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

I'm so excited to announce that my HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM series will be at the Egyptian Theatre through 2018! It's hard to think of a better venue for this series since the Egyptian has been a part of Hollywood history since 1922. This series will be 7 parts - one event per decade from the read more

Happy Holidays from GlamAmor!

GlamAmor Posted by on Dec 23, 2017

Happy holidays, my friends!2017 was a year that simply flew by, and yet was somehow filled with so much activity. I still manage marketing for Sony Pictures Television - Sony Movie Channel, Cine Sony, and getTV - but it's my work on behalf of film history through GlamAmor that's been busier than eve read more

GlamAmor-ous Holidays--Holiday Style of 1947's IT HAPPENED ON FIFTH AVENUE

GlamAmor Posted by on Dec 12, 2017

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). Anyone who knows me knows how much I love film noir, so last y read more

You're Invited! Presenting at FIDM Museum's THIERRY MUGLER: ALIEN TO ANGEL 12/9

GlamAmor Posted by on Dec 1, 2017

Saturday, December 9 THIERRY MUGLER: ALIEN TO ANGEL 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm Guest speaker Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Museum Orange County campus Irvine, CA Join me and the talented team behind the FIDM Museum for the opening of Thierry Mugler: Alien to Angel read more

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
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