Category Archives: Movies

The Cat’s Meow

Drawing 1920 fashion inspiration from the 2001 film, The Cat’s Meow, about a mysterious murder that occurs on William Randolph Hearst’s private yacht.

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W./E.

The other night I watched W./E. for the first time.  Co-written and directed by Madonna, W./E. intertwines two stories, one of the love affair of Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII and the other of a modern woman’s fascination with this affair.  … Continue reading

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Bringing Up Baby

With the weather in SF suddenly damp and cold again after a few days of unexpected heat, all I feel like doing is staying inside and drinking red wine and watching movies.  This afternoon I think I will watch one … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Hot

For Christmas my parents gave me DVD copies of many of Marilyn Monroe’s movies.  My VHS copies finally bit the dust after years of love.  I adore Monroe for her sense of humor and her fashion.  But in Some Like … Continue reading

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Monday Musings

Reasons I am smiling today: A creative article on cute hair styles that are bike helmet friendly.  Amid all the negative news we are bombarded with, here are 21 pictures that will show you the good in people A DIY wall … Continue reading

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When in Rome…

Drawing outfit inspiration from the incredibly chic Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (1953)   skirt, top, shoes, scarf

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My Night with Marilyn

The other night I had a glass of wine in bed and watched Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.  What a perfect night!  Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell are such a pair and their clothes are outstanding.         Jane Russell … Continue reading

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