| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I recently received an email from a reader who had thought of my column while watching "Wait Until Dark" with Audrey Hepburn.
Well, first may I say this is the best thing that's ever happened to me. Old movie stars are my favorite style icons, and...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:30 PM
NEW YORK — Early in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," the new Richard Greenberg adaptation of the 1958 Truman Capote novella, Emilia Clarke's Holly Golightly climbs into bed with Fred, our narrator, played here by Cory Michael Smith. She passes out fast....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The Library of Congress announced the names of 25 films Wednesday that are to be enshrined in its National Film Registry. Of those 25, 5-1/2 were based on books or stories. The half? Read on.
The 1983 film "A Christmas Story" -- with Ralphie, a frozen...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was like an Oscar flashback with all the Giorgio Armani gowns, Harry Winston bling and Veronica Lake waves on the red carpet Sunday.
Then there was a Sharon Stone Gap turtleneck moment, when Helen Hunt revealed that her navy blue gown was from none...
| Nov 21, 2012
Perhaps nothing personifies Hollywood glamour quite like sunglasses, and "50 Shades" (Reel Art Press, $29.95) by Lauren Goldstein Crowe features 50 of the century's icons in the coolest of frames. Steve McQueen, Diana Ross, Bob Dylan, Audrey Hepburn and...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
| Dec 16, 2012
Designing costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
| Feb 17, 2013
We saw a record-setting snowstorm, a disgraced designer given a second chance and Santa Cruz cited as a fashion inspiration. New York Fashion Week, which wrapped up Thursday night, was as crazy as ever.
Here are the week's big takeaways about coming...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:01 PM
It was a collection of future classics. Spare shapes but decorated and ladylike. Soft in form, texture and color but created using cutting edge techniques. The kind of clothes that delight and surprise.
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez proved why...
| Nov 23, 2012
Connie Wald, an elegant matriarch of old Hollywood known for the low-key dinner parties she held for friends like Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, died of natural causes Nov. 10 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 96.
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
| Sep 27, 2012
Andy Williams' signature hit song from the early 1960s was no accident of timing.
Audrey Hepburn sang it first in the 1961 film "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and it was nominated for an Oscar. But when the producers of the Academy Awards show asked...