I got some new shoes.
I got them from ASOS. I don’t know how often I will get to wear them. It’s ok though. I made a shelf for them.
At the end of the day, how can you not be enthralled by a film that closes with an 18 minute ballet extraveganza that cost almost half a million dollars to make (and that was in 1951). Gene Kelly swoooooooon.
An American in Paris. Paris; it has a grand allure for sleek and sophistication. The only thing that people drink there is champagne and coffee. Deep down inside everyone has is a francophile. (Tom Cruise brain washed Katie Holmes into marrying him at the top of the Eiffel Tower. Barf)
Being a cinephile and fashion obsessor why wouldn’t I want to do the whole “live in Paris” for six months. This is now why I try to practise French everyday. Live the dream.
Live that dream Lise.
This is an American Female in Paris. Milo Roberts.
You can see how they got the Oscar for best Costume Design with colours like this.
I want a neckerchief!
Hello costume ball.
Matching Eligible bachelors.
Something about this image is wrong….
Young Miss Lise. Dressed in simple French chic. The accentuated neck lines go perfectly with her cute crop.
How can you not love this man? He choreographed the whole film and feels comfortable wearing trousers like this.
All About Eve (1950) is one of those films that knock around on “Top 100’s” and “Films to see before you die” blah blah, and I kind of get this one (and Marilyn Monroe has a small part…).
It certainly is all about Eve. It’s sort of a Mean Girls before Mean Girls. Certainly a classic stunner cinematically and more importantly wardrobe wise.
The costume’s were designed by THE QUEEN of Costume Design; Edith Head (with Charles Le Maire). She captures the glamour and sophistication of the actresses working in 1950’s New York and Hollywood exceptionally.
Below is Margot Channing’s (Bette Davis) outfit as she hosts a party at her house. Covering an appropriate amount of skin for a hostess but showing enough to steal the show.
Apparently women only wore fur coats in 1950 (sorry PETA). Edith Head is widely portrayed as a stern, straight faced women, but it makes me laugh to see scene’s like this where Bette Davis is drowning in her own fur.
Hi Marilyn. *draw drops*
Hi there, my name is Eve. I adore you and am your No.1 fan. I dress plainly and nice. I’m no threat. *back stab*
I think people underestimate Costume design. Look at that lacey detail creeping out from under Eve’s dress. Watch out.
Sweet Karen. Not stealing the show.
And so the starlet is born. Heads turn as she walks through the room.
“A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes”- Edith Head
Wedding, Party, any time, anywhere a Fascinator is kind of a statement piece.
Those fashion bloggers out there probably cant get Mademoiselle Robot’s wee little Deer Fasicnator out of their heads. I have set out to find some more unique finds….
If you type in Fascinator to Etsy you get soooooooo many. What if you dont want feathers and netting?
How about a Cherry Beret?
I had to make a netting exception for this one… who doesn’t want a toy lions cage on their head? what?Perfection in the form of a Fascinator… I think this one might actually be in my imagination…
Dress – Bay Trading
Shoes – Patricia Field Shop
Sunglasses – ASOS
New Heart Wine glasses from BHS.
The cat at work; Felix.
Skinny Cow hot chocolate and British Vogue June 2009.
Hila and Eurovision. (wish I was in Cannes)
At the end of the day fashion and music are the same person.
Ladyhawke welcome to the mainstream. If you can stand still, as in not move a muscle during a Ladyhawke song you deserve a gold medal probably have something wrong with you.
This video is rad. Smoke machine and hairspray. I die.
Late 80’s/ early 90’s grunge is a thing with the hipsters right now, so of course any excuse to put together a ‘look’ i’m going to do it. Thanks Ladyhawke.