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  • MUST CATCH: Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine, Smash & Grab diamond thiefs, and Marina Abramovic Institute on Kickstarter (with Lady Gaga)

    Cate Blanchette & her Birkin in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine

    Entertain yourself with these style inspiring treats of a woman who lost it all (Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine), a gang who wants it all (The Pink Panther crime ring in Smash & Grab), and a performance artist (Marina Abramovic) who breaks the walls to connect art and audience in its deepest simplicity of being. Blue Jasmine Really, it’s not the new Woody Allen movie. It’s THE new Cate Blanchett movie Ahh, the aftermath of a boushy life. There’s a rigid lifestyle…

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  • When In Rome- Cinecittà Shows Off Classic Italian Cinema At Its Best

    La Dolce Vita (1960) Federico Fellini follows a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome played by Marcello Mastroianni

     I’ve always been fascinated by classic Italian cinema and the genius of Federico Fellini. Who knows how that infatuation plays through the tapestry of my life but through the years, I have visited Rome so many times yet never had the opportunity to tour Cinecittà Studios until this trip. What an enthralling opportunity it is! Particularly since Cinecittà Shows Off! Just standing in the extraordinary Fellini soundstage at Cinecittà, Teatro 5, makes you want to draw on eyeliner, find a black bustier and purr “Marceeeeello,” in…

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  • “A Quiet American- Ralph Rucci and Paris” -The Movie

    Chado Ralph Rucci

    For four years C.S Leigh followed America’s closest designer to a true couturier, Ralph Rucci, for his upcoming documentary film  A Quiet American: Ralph Rucci & Paris that’s set to debut during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012. MORE: Ralph Rucci The film focuses on Rucci’s employment and relationship with haute couture artisans and technicians and follows him through the laborious development of creating seven cycles of collections and allows viewers an expansive view of what goes into each season. It also boasts a fashion-star-studded…

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  • Behind the Scenes at Alexander McQueen- The Beauty, the Splender, the Drama


     “I was thinking about a woman as an object of desire. We go to such lengths to adorn ourselves that we almost become our clothes or are taken over by them. This is a collection about excess – an exploration of ideals of beauty at their most extreme.” – Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen How often do we have the rare chance to be mesmerized by the beauty and intimacy of a collection so magical? Sit back and…

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  • FNO Watch- DKNY Celebrates The Release of ‘Bill Cunningham New York’ and New York Street Style


    FNO Watch- DKNY Celebrates The Release of 'Bill Cunningham New York' and New York Street Style. As Spring/Summer 2012 fashion week descends upon us comes the third annual Fashion's Night Out extravaganza with a jam-packed schedule of events nationwide including DKNY's celebration of the release of 'Bill Cunningham New York,' the heartwarming documentary about the now iconic, original street style photographer.

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  • Persol Magnificent Obsessions- The Intersection of Film, Eyewear, and Iconic Elegance


    PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 Stories of Craftsmanship in FilmI attended the fascinating exhibition on Thursday night that celebrated the painstaking and thought-provoking process to dedication that becomes obsession in pursuit of the craft, or in this case, frame by frame.PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 Stories of Craftsmanship in Film took a unique turn to parallel the "harmonious partnership between human and machine" by way of its iconic frames and iconic moments in great cinema.

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  • The Most Fashionable Films at the Tribeca Film Festival from Halston to Vidal Sassoon


    “Fashion, beauty, and style are hot tickets at the 9th Annual Tribeca Film FestivalWe cannot help but notice some very stylish films set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City later this week from those that create, inspire or influence fashion trends with an emphasis on the 1960’s and 1970’s. Get tickets if you can.While all the girls are giddy with the upcoming release of “Sex and the City 2″ and Sarah Jessica Parker wearing the…

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  • Kristen Stewart in The Runaways get the rocker look


    “Kristen Stewart in The Runaways get the rocker look.New production still of Kristen Stewart from “The Runaways”It’s hard to not have a girl crush on rock and roll legend Joan Jett.And, for a new generation, it’s hard to not be in love with Kristen Stewart.When we got our hands on this brand new movie still of Kristen in “The Runaways,” we had to share it with you. But then we were thinking that if you loved Joan Jett from the…

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