‘THE NEW LOOK’ or how Christian Dior dethroned Coco Chanel to become the most influential Fashion Designer in post WW2 in Paris

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    Apple TV has just released the first teaser trailer of the highly anticipated series The New Look.  Set in post-WW2 Paris, it is the story of the rise of courtier Christian Dior (Ben Mendelsohn) and how his new fame overshadows Coco Chanel. (Juliette Binoche) During the war, Dior was employed by Lucien Lelong … Continue reading

Three Time Academy Award Winning costume designer Anthony Powell dies.

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  The wonderful British costume designer Anthony Powell nominated for 5 Academy Awards and winning 3 of them. died in London aged 85.  Powell enjoyed great success designing for both stage and screen (he won a Tony too). Although his raison d’etre was period costumes such as  Travels with My Aunt (1972), Death on the … Continue reading

Heading for her 8th Oscar Nom GLENN CLOSE maybe up against JENNIFER HUDSON

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  Fresh from being the runner-up for an Oscar for the 7th time, legendary actress GLENN CLOSE has just announced plans for her next movie that may just get her the golden statute come next February.  She is going to recreate her Tony Winning turn as Norma Desmond in the movie adaption of Lloyd-Webber’s Sunset … Continue reading

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