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Sunday, March 6, 2016

In case you missed it, here’s what’s been on the blog recently. Monday, Feb. 22: Fashion repeats itself with trompe l’oiel zippers. Wednesday, Feb. 24: My Chris Benz dress looks much better on Eryn. Thursday, Feb. 25: I found a letter MrB wrote me 18 years ago. Friday, Feb. 26: Maniac Magazine called me an […]

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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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Sunday, February 28, 2016

I’m watching the Oscars now, hoping that Spotlight will win all six of its categories, including Best Picture. Not only was it an excellent movie about investigative journalism, but one of the real-life people portrayed in the movie is someone I’ve known for a long time! That person is Marty Baron, who was played very […]

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Earlier this year, I wrote about Jennifer Hudson’s much-criticized 2007 Oscar outfit, which featured a cropped metallic bolero. I loved it, of course. Embed from Getty Images It was unexpected and fabulous. Embed from Getty Images I do believe it left me with a lasting love for offbeat, cropped jackets. I thought of Hudson’s look […]

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

I didn’t get around to finishing my Oscar posts in a timely way, but it’s never too late to talk about jewelry and men’s fashion, right? Anyway, it’s Throwback Thursday so I’m going to go there. My favorite piece of jewelry at the 2015 Oscars was the Piaget ear cuff and matching stud worn by […]

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I’m quite proud of this photo I took at the Weinstein Company’s Oscar viewing party. I was just trying to get a picture of MrB’s pearl cufflinks, but I managed to get a mini outfit photo. There you can see MrB’s Armani tux; Pucci bow tie; the Cartier watch I gave him for our wedding […]

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