The 2011 Emmy-wining mini-series “Mildred Pierce” is based on both the 1941 novel and 1945 Oscar winning film starring Joan Crawford. The story is of a separated mother of two, payed by Kate Winslet, who opens a successful restaurant while falling in love again and dealing with her terribly spoiled daughter, played by [...]
“Legally Blonde” is a 2001 romantic comedy and surprisingly inspiring chick flick all in one. It stars one of my favorite actresses, Reese Witherspoon, as blonde bombshell Elle Woods. Elle went from being a Delta Gamma sorority president and fashion merchandising major at a school in California to a Harvard Law student. A [...]
One of the most iconic shows for fashion of all time is “Gossip Girl”, costumed by Eric Damon. The show features a host of stylish characters, but the two most beloved fashion icons in the show are Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) and her best friend for life, Serena Van Der Woodsen (Blake Lively). [...]
The 1965 film “The Sound of Music”, starring Julie Andrews, is a classic story of love, hope and bravery. The musical film is a period piece, based in the 1940’s. The story follows the lives of the Von Trapp family and their new governess, Maria (played by Andrews) during the beginning of the [...]
I haven’t written about any television series yet, but I’m excited that my first post of such is on the fabulous “That 70’s Show”, which ran from 1998-2006. Today reruns air all the time on various channels.
Mila Kunis played Jackie Burkhart, who has the most amazing 70’s wardrobe you could ask for, [...]
Michelle Williams stars as the late Marilyn Monroe in the Academy Award nominated film, “My Week With Marilyn”, a biopic that follows the week the actress spent with film assistant and love interest Clark (Eddy Redmayne) during production of “The Prince and the Showgirl”.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve seen the 2004 romantic drama “The Notebook” too many times to count, but that is a good thing. This adorable yet heart-wrenching film chronicles the love between Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) who spend a summer falling in love but then through a series [...]
The 1989 Cameron Crowe film “Say Anything” is not your average teen 80’s movie. Along with the plot of a high school romance between the beautiful class valedictorian, Diane Court (Ione Skye), and her unassuming average classmate, Lloyd Dobler (John Cusak), is another story hidden beneath. The bond between father, Jim Court [...]
The 2009 chick flick “Confessions of a Shopaholic” is one of my favorites in the category. The feel good film features Ilsa Fisher as literary heroine Rebecca Bloomwood, straight from the beloved Sophie Kinsella novels. Ilsa pulls off the role of the spunky, charming fashionista and journalist Rebecca with [...]
By Caroline Elizabeth, Women’s Style Editor
The 2011 film “Water for Elephants” was one of my favorite films of the year. From adventure to romance to beautiful cinematography capturing the circus grounds and performances, the movie has it all. And of course, the most exciting part for me, the fashion design student, were [...]