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You're invited! Discover the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1950s in Live Webinar 9/20

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 16, 2014

If you love style in the movies, join me this Saturday for the next in my live 6-part webinar series to learn all about THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM.  The Style Essentials are 50 films with the most iconic costume design that immediately impacted fashion and contin read more

Cinema Style--Edith Head Gets Gloria Swanson Ready for her Close-Up in SUNSET BOULEVARD

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 8, 2014

Few films capture the feel of Hollywood better than director Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard (1950). Though much of the movie feels almost dreamlike (starting with voiceover narration that comes courtesy of a dead man), in many ways it couldn't be more real.  Wilder wove fact in with ficti read more

Cinema Connection--Ali MacGraw and LOVE STORY Style for Fall 2014

GlamAmor Posted by on Aug 27, 2014

I'm far from letting go of summer, but fashion magazines and stores are already showcasing some of the best trends for Fall.  As always, I look to see how classic cinema continues to inspire designers, and some of the strongest style of the upcoming season comes courtesy of the timeless Lo read more

Rescheduled! You're Invited to Live Webinar on HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1940s 8/23

GlamAmor Posted by on Aug 11, 2014

UPDATE:  Due to technical difficulties, today's webinar on the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1940s has now been rescheduled for this upcoming Saturday, August 23rd at 10:30 am PT/1:30 pm ET.  Hope to see you there! ------ If you love style in the movies, join me for a live 6-part webinar se read more

Cinema Style--Helen Rose's Inspired Life as a DESIGNING WOMAN

GlamAmor Posted by on Aug 7, 2014

As I have recently returned from the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival, thoughts of both modern and classic fashion films have filled my mind.  People have continued to ask me my favorites, which of course include any number of the The Style Essentials.  But though that list may read more

Out & About--Grand Juror at La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival 2014

GlamAmor Posted by on Aug 1, 2014

When I was first asked to be a Grand Juror at the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival and heard it was called the "Cannes of Fashion Films," I had no idea how apropos that would be.  The festival took place July 24th through 26th, and Kevin and I went down early to take in the beauty o read more

The Style Essentials--Ginger Rogers Steps Up in Style in 1936's SWING TIME

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 16, 2014

Ginger Rogers is quite simply one of the greatest talents that Hollywood has ever seen.  She was an actress and singer and dancer--a triple threat before people even really knew what that meant.  Not only could she do it all, she did it all so well...the result of a strong w read more

You're Invited! Discover HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1930s in Live Webinar 7/19

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 7, 2014

Back by popular demand--we're now in the midst of the second round of my series on the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1920s-1970s! If you love style in the movies, join me for the next in this live 6-part webinar series to learn all about THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM.  The read more

Red Carpet Ready for La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival Courtesy of Mon Atelier

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 1, 2014

As I recently announced, I will be both a Presenter of the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM and Grand Juror for the International Fashion Film Awards at the upcoming La Jolla Fashion Film Festival.  And, as if having these two roles at this prestigious event wasn't honor enough, I am now thrille read more

Grand Juror + Presenter at 2014 La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival in July!

GlamAmor Posted by on Jun 24, 2014

I'm excited to announce that I am both a Grand Juror AND Presenter at the upcoming 2014 La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival! Called the "Cannes of Fashion Films," this festival brings in filmmakers and other fashion industry professionals from all over the world.  As one of the read more

Grace Kelly's Dress from THE SWAN up for Auction at Christie's

GlamAmor Posted by on Jun 16, 2014

This Friday, June 20th, Christie's will auction off one of Grace Kelly's dresses from The Swan (1956) in London.  It is an exciting occasion. Created by MGM legend Helen Rose, this is an example of influential costume design that also immediately impacted fashion and continues to read more

Out & About--Traveling Back to a Civilized Age Aboard the Queen Mary

GlamAmor Posted by on Jun 10, 2014

The first time I heard the horn blow on the Queen Mary, I was entranced.  Kevin and I had arrived early for dinner and an overnight stay, and were sitting on the Promenade deck having a snack after our check-in.  The cafe was filled with bright light, rows of tables pressed against windows read more

You're invited! HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1920s-1970s Webinar Series Starts 6/21

GlamAmor Posted by on Jun 5, 2014

Back by popular demand--on June 21st, I'm launching the second round of my series on the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1920s-1970s! If you love style in the movies, join me for a live 6-part webinar series to learn all about THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM.  The Style Essentials& read more

Style Essentials--Stardom Strikes Marilyn Monroe as GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES

GlamAmor Posted by on May 24, 2014

In the story of the life of Marilyn Monroe, 1953 was an exceptional year.  It is perhaps the greatest year of her tragically short life.  1953 began with her star on the rise from some successes of the year before; it ended with Marilyn being the biggest star in the world.  Niagara&nb read more

Cinema Connection--Kate Hepburn's Ongoing Style Story from THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

GlamAmor Posted by on May 17, 2014

Last Monday was Katharine Hepburn's birthday--May 12th--and it seemed like the whole world was celebrating.  There is just so much to appreciate about this talented woman.  The national media sang her praises from every conceivable angle as did many of my friends and colleagues who co read more

Style Essentials--Katharine Hepburn + Adrian Align for 1940's THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

GlamAmor Posted by on May 8, 2014

It all started with a play.   Many know that 1939 was a spectacular year when it comes to film.  Often called the Greatest Year in Film History, this was the year Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, The Women, Stagecoach, and many more first premiered.  But 1939 was als read more

TCM Classic Film Festival 2014--All in the Family

GlamAmor Posted by on May 2, 2014

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) recently celebrated their 20th anniversary in grand fashion at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival.  More than 25,000 people came to collectively toast everyone's favorite network in Hollywood.  The crowds felt even busier than in years past and the programming m read more

You're invited! Live Webinar on HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1970s Tomorrow 4/27

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 26, 2014

If you love style in the movies, you are invited to a special 6-part webinar series to learn all about THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM.  The Style Essentials represent iconic costume design from film that immediately impacted fashion and continues to influence the industry read more

Style Essentials--Kay Francis Battles in Bias Cut through 1932's TROUBLE IN PARADISE

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 18, 2014

Elegant.  Sophisticated.  Continental.  Sensual.  Stylish.  All of these adjectives have been used to describe Ernst Lubitsch's Trouble in Paradise (1932).  A Pre-Code classic with its suggestive sexual situations, the film looks at love and lust between its l read more

TCM Classic Film Festival 2014--Heading to Hollywood April 10-13!

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 1, 2014

It's that time of the year--the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival kicks off next week! On April 10-13, 25,000 film fans will once again descend on Hollywood and take over historic venues like the Roosevelt Hotel, Chinese and Egyptian Theaters, and Hollywood Museum.  This is the Super Bowl f read more
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