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Women Crush Wednesday at the Met Gala

The Met Gala is one of the biggest nights for fashion and glamour, so I wanted to share with you some of my Women Crushes and their looks at this year’s Met Gala….

My personal favorite, Dita Von Teese, was there and  Instagramed about why the Gala this year was so special to her…

Dita said: Striptease Queen Gyspy Rose Lee was one of legendary couturier Charles James’ dearest friends and best clients. Tonight The Met Ball celebrates the opening of the Charles James exhibit at a The Met, and I’m honored to be invited as muse to a designer who, like Charles James, creates incredible feats of haute couture glamour.

This was Dita’s dress by the talented Zac Posen (more…)

Cinema Inspiration: Why don’t you?…

Looking for a few fun things to do in May?  Here are some ideas inspired by Old Hollywood Cinema…

Try a turban like Lana Turner in The Postman Always Rings Twice

Lana Turner Turban
Image via filmnoirgrrrl.wordpress.com

Treat yourself to a bouquet of fresh daisies inspired by Elizabeth Taylor’s dress in A Place in the Sun (more…)

Dita Von Teese’s Best Outfits at Coachella

Coachella is over, and I can’t say that most of the fashion seen at outdoor music festivals is really Starlet style.  But leave it to Glamour Queen Dita Von Teese to show everyone how to retain your style no matter where you are.  Here are my favorite looks of Dita’s at Coachella:

I love this fun summer dress, and the Keds are cute and comfortable

Dita Von Teese Coachella
Image via JustJared.com

I’m not normally a fan of Maxi dresses, but I love this one (more…)

How to Have a Movie Star Signature

Gil Elvgren Pin Up
Gil Elvgren Pin Up

Some would say that handwriting letters is a lost art.  I personally have to confess that my handwriting is less than glamorous.  However, true Starlets always have a signature, and I’m not just talking about their name (which they practice over and over again.)  They had signature paper, pens, ink… and it usually tied in with their personal style.

Jayne Mansfield kept true to her pink obsession with a pink inked signature and hearts (more…)

Woman Crush Wednesday Joan Holloway Harris

How to Stay Glamorous While Spring Cleaning

vacuum

For most people, cleaning a house can be a daunting process.  So Spring Cleaning can feel overwhelming.  It’s true that many Old Hollywood Starlets has housekeepers, but many of them relished in the idea of keep a home.  Making your home feel fresh and clean for yourself and your family can be a very fulfilling thing… but how does a glamour girl actually stay glamorous in the process?  Here are a few tips… (more…)

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