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Monday, April 18, 2016

A big congratulations to MrB’s nonprofit investigative reporting organization, ProPublica, on its third Pulitzer Prize! The article was a collaboration with another nonprofit, The Marshall Project, which specializes in covering criminal justice. T. Christian Miller, a senior reporter for ProPublica, and Ken Armstrong, a writer for The Marshall Project, won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for […]

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Monday, April 4, 2016

I’m thrilled to say that I’m a finalist in the 2016 JCK’s Jewelers’ Choice Awards! The engagement/anniversary ring design that I created for my own mother won second place in the Personalized Jewelry $1,000 & Over Category. This ring design came about when my mother’s original engagement ring needed significant repairs before my parents’ 50th […]

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Monday, March 21, 2016

InDesign Jewelry — for which I wrote a blog post about Oscar jewelry — is holding its first InDesign Awards.  You can vote for my jewelry in four categories. CLICK FOR THE MAIN VOTING PAGE. Now, I’m going to warn you that the categories are quite extensive and require a little bit of patience to […]

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

I always thought I was missing an old photo of the vintage Lillie Rubin dress that I wore to the Vanity Fair Oscar party on Feb. 28. While looking for a different picture, I found it! This is from May 2006. I don’t know what event I wore it to that year. But I’m now […]

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Friday, March 4, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter has an interview with Oscar-winning Mad Max: Fury Road costume designer Jenny Beavan. Beavan’s casual outfit — an homage to Mad Max style — raised eyebrows at last Sunday’s ceremony. Embed from Getty Images Beavan seems like she’d be fun to hang out with. I like her attitude. She says, “.. you’ve […]

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Before I chose costume designer Sandy Powell as the recipient of my prestigious Best Dressed/Wear What You Want combo award for the 2016 Oscars, these ladies and gents were contenders. Alicia Vikander, who won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, wowed me with her dusty yellow Louis Vuitton mullet dress. (Vuitton also […]

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

I’ve still got David Bowie on the brain! My prestigious Best Dressed/Wear What You Want combo award for the 2016 Oscars goes to Carol and Cinderella costume designer Sandy Powell and her Bowie tribute look. Embed from Getty Images To be eligible for my Best Dressed/Wear What You Want honor, you can’t merely look beautiful. […]

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

InDesign Jewelry asked a whole bunch of us jewelry peeps to blog about the Oscars. I chose to write about my favorite jewelry and dress combinations. CLICK HERE TO READ THE STORY. Check out the rest of the InDesign coverage of what blogger Becky Stone refers to as the “Super Bowl of Jewelry.” The posts […]

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Monday, February 29, 2016

If you heard a piercing scream when Spotlight won Best Picture at last night’s Oscars … that was me. I had practically given up hope because MrB kept saying, “Oh, The Revenant is going to win.” I was also jumping up and down over Mad Max‘s six awards (I thought it deserved Best Director too).  […]

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Monday, February 15, 2016

The music industry is usually much more interesting than Hollywood in terms of fashion, but as I watched the Grammy Awards red carpet tonight, I started to fear that no one would come through for me. Luckily, Lady Gaga showed up in full “Life on Mars” costume for the David Bowie tribute she performed later […]

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