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  • A close-up on this year's film costumes

    A close-up on this year's film costumes
    From the lava-like raw-linen tunic inspired by avant-garde Japanese design in "The Tempest" to the Rodarte-designed twisted tutus in "Black Swan," the fashion in this holiday season's "prestige" films is notable for historical references and inventive...
  • New year, new trends

    New year, new trends
    Janus, the Roman god for whom the first month of the Gregorian calendar is named, has two heads — one looking forward to the future and another looking back to the past. That might make just him the most appropriate mascot for 2011's emerging trends...
  • Those whimsical nail polish names

    Those whimsical nail polish names
    What's in a name? When it comes to nail polish, a catchy name can seal the deal for a woman searching for "her" color. Flip the bottle to read the label and a quirky or funny name instantly sets a shade apart in a sea of reds, pinks and nudes —...
  • The Rising Star: Andrea Riseborough ascends in 'W.E.'

    The Rising Star: Andrea Riseborough ascends in 'W.E.'
    Madonna may be the most famous name associated with "W.E.," the romantic drama she directed that premiered at the Venice Film Festival in late summer. But the woman everyone could be talking about after the film comes out on Dec. 9 is someone rather...
  • Movies: 'W.E.' follows couture's titled couple

    Movies: 'W.E.' follows couture's titled couple
    It was a love story between two fashion icons for the ages. Wallis Simpson, the chic (and twice-divorced) American cast such a spell that, in 1936, her lover, England's King Edward VIII, gave up the throne to marry her. Together, as the Duke and Duchess...
  • 'W.E.'

    'W.E.'
    Madonna's stamp is on this drama as its director, as it explores the history-shaking relationship of King Edward VIII (James D'Arcy) and Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough), as a contemporary woman (Abbie Cornish) finds letters that detail the famous,...
  • Art Of Motion Picture Costume Design

    Gayle Anderson was live in Downtown Los Angeles to see the new exhibit "Art of Motion Picture Costume Design." According to this February 12th, 2012 article by Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic: "…After two decades, the annual exhibition...
  • Madonna's 'W.E.' all dressed up, going nowhere -- ✭ 1/2

    Madonna's 'W.E.' all dressed up, going nowhere -- ✭ 1/2
    They split in 2008, but apparently Madonna stayed married to director Guy Ritchie just long enough to absorb his most grating cinematic instincts — shooting in every style, in an addled, shuffle-mode, falsely glamorizing way until all is chaos. And,...
  • 'W.E.' review: Madonna's embarrassing week continues

    'W.E.' review: Madonna's embarrassing week continues
    *1/2 (out of four)   “W.E.” may be Madonna’s second directorial effort, but she still tells a story like a virgin.   Guiding a script she wrote/botched with Alek Keshishian, the Material Girl takes a step forward visually from 2008&...
  • Chatting up Natalie Dormer about 'The Fades,' 'Game of Thrones,' Madonna

    Chatting up Natalie Dormer about 'The Fades,' 'Game of Thrones,' Madonna
    It just doesn't seem right watching Natalie Dormer act in contemporary clothing, let alone with her natural blond hair. "I do quite a lot contemporary stuff," Dormer told me, laughing, during a phone interview from London, "but the American audience...
  • Movie review: 'W.E.'

    Movie review: 'W.E.'
    "W.E.," Madonna's second go at directing a feature film, leaves one wishing she'd find other creative outlets for those times when she's bored with the pop-star life. A new fashion line? Another documentary disassembling her latest truths and dares? What...
  • Hailing from Caesar

    CAESAR salad — romaine, croutons, Parmesan, egg, anchovies, olive oil, lemon juice. Aficionados have always debated whether to include the anchovies, whether to serve the leaves whole or chopped and whether to coddle the egg — but what about...