Archive for the Movies Category

Movies for Inspiration

Movies have always inspired us, almost since their inception. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a movie has to be worth a million (at least!)  In just a few frames we can see how a garment moves and what it will do while wearing. […]

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Star Wars Fashion…..Ladies (and Gentlemen Start Your Engines)

Star Wars Fashion.....Ladies (and Gentlemen Start Your Engines)

And here it comes, but some of this is really neat. Cosplay is a whole other facet of sewing that’s really a lot of fun if you just let yourself sink into it!!!  And who doesn’t love Star Wars!                 […]

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Clothes from the movies

I love watching clothes from the movies, cause you don’t have to consider a lot of things you have to consider in real life – like practicality, washing, how many years can I wear this, will the style be good for another 5 years, you know – […]

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Movie Greats….

In honor of the upcoming Oscars, it’s always fun to take a trip down memory lane.  Here are some of my fav costumes of all time…. First I start with probably the first movie that made such an impression that when I think of designer, this is […]

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Why is a stylist so important?

A stylist is one of those people famous people hire to make them look good in public.  More specifically Hollywood is filled with them particularly during the Awards season…. Who gets the “leggy” dress for Angelina Jolie? Who gets the columnar gem for Gwenyth Paltrow? Who gets […]

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A closer look (Ocscars 2012)

I really enjoyed most of the fashions at the Oscars, but there were a few that stood out for me.  Some obvious (Gwyneth Paltrow) but others you might not think.  So I decided to take a closer look at some of the more outstanding looks. This may […]

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Oscar Highlights

What a great red carpet viewing.  Lots of pictures, cameras, live-streaming stuff that was fun to watch.  And most of the dresses were beautiful, as opposed to years past, where there have been more than the fair share of bad ugly dresses – just for press. So […]

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More on Movies and fashion

Movies like all art forms, really do reflect the styles and trends of the times in which they are made.  I learned in art classes – both music and fine arts, that art movements usually precede the actual historical events, such as Romantic Period brought about an […]

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Oscars and Movies

February is all about leading up to the Oscars and TCM always does a bunch of Oscar movies during the month of February leading up to the Oscars at the end of February.  It’s a lot of fun and some noteworthy films coming up (at least as […]

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