‘The Dressmaker’ Redefines Revenge with Glamour and Grit

Dressing up revenge in designer silk and chiffon After 20 years away from home, Tilly Dunnage returns to her country town in Dungatar, Australia to clear her name of a crime that she may have committed as a young schoolgirl. Trained as a haute couture seamstress in the European fashion capitals under Madame Vionnet and […]

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Fashion’s Holiday 2016 Short Films & Campaigns

Christmas is a great time for family, friends and festive holiday ad campaigns It’s time to celebrate the holiday season with fashion-forward film shorts! I am in love with H&M’s collaboration with Wes Anderson, but there are also a few other campaigns that are worth watching for a spoonful of Christmas cheer. Il Neige Rive […]

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Mademoiselle C

Add Carine Roitfeld to your list of must-know fashion influencers. I’m embarrassed that I haven’t looked into Roitfeld and her influence in the industry sooner—Mademoiselle C only touches the surface of her impact. After 10 years at French Vogue, Carine is now running her own magazine, CR Fashion Book. The first Men’s CR Book will […]

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Far From the Madding Crowd, Starring Mr. Oak’s Layers

I am not going to even try to offer any intellectual input on this film. This is for two reasons—it’s a Thomas Hardy novel and I’m not going to infer anything from a Thomas Hardy novel based off of a movie interpretation that can only capture so much of the original text. To offer any […]

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Wickford/Narragansett: Tying Loose Ends and Finding New Ways to Procrastinate

I went to Gossip in Wickford to finalize the details of my spring internship, which was a good excuse to get out of the house. After successfully parallel parking and a warm meeting with Gossip’s manager, I stopped by Mermaid’s Purl for yarn and Book Garden, a secondhand bookstore, for a fresh new read. I […]

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Voir Un Film: Masters of Style

On a lazy Sunday, what else is there to do than snack on cookies, drink tea, and watch HuluPlus? I found a treasure, Masters of Style, a late 90s/early 2000s documentary series about the greatest fashion designers of our time–Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier, Michael Kors, Valentino, and Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana […]

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