Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

Hollywood Stripped: Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher and a Life’s Work Undone

This Saturday's auction—and break-up—of the most comprehensive single collection of Hollywood's greatest costumes is a major blow to all of us fans of cinema and clothes. After decades of trying to realize a museum for the hundreds of costumes and artifacts she's rescued over four decades, legendary actress and film buff Debbie Reynolds is going to put them on the auction block, not because she wants to—but because she simply cannot afford to maintain them. […]

Posted in Current Affairs, Design, Film, Style

Ta Elizabeth Taylor

The day finally came. Elizabeth Taylor died this morning of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, according to her publicist, Sally Morrison. She was 79.

Like the rest of the universe, or at least those with a pulse and a speck of passion, I have forever been in awe of this force of nature. […]

Posted in Current Affairs, Film