In my opinion, no fashion library is complete without these ten books. Of course there are soooo many more awesome fashion books out there but these are always there to inspire me, educate me, and to help me out in a fashion jam. 1.) Stylist: The Interpreters of Fashion: This book is beyond...

Thea Spyers and Edith Windsor were life partners in the most literal way: After Edith divorced her first husband, she met Thea, they became fast friends, dancing the night away until Edith got holes in her presumably awesome retro-chic stockings. Two years later, they started dating and fell...

"Rear Window" is such a fantastic film, and the filmy tulle skirt on this dreamy dress, designed by costumer Edith Head, is one of the eyecandy highlights (Jimmy Stewart being the other). Wanting to channel your own inner 50s model/socialite (Kelly's character in the movie)? You're in luck!...

I personally can't wait to get my hands on the new book, and judging from this excerpt, it won't disappoint.No matter how mixed the reviews have been, the fact remains that the Sweet Valley High series played a huge role in my adolescence, as I'm sure it did...

I am building up a good library for fashion and my latest addition to the collection is "The Dress Doctor", an adaption of Edith Head's bestseller with illustrations by Bil Donovan. Not only are the illustrations gorgeous but the contents of the book offers up great advice like what to wear to...

Edith Head was the fashion lady of the mid century. As a designer and costume stylist – most notably for Breakfast at Tiffany's, though she won 8 Academy Awards for her work in over 1000 films – she basically wrote the book on ladylike, fashion-forward dressing. Also, she literally wrote a...

Banks posted an excerpt from "Idle Delilah" on her Tumblr yesterday. The fable's title is taken from a track off her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste, which finally dropped in November. According to a Twitter fan the finished product will include the stories of other characters from...

GGY Fashion Show design 2011 A Little Wardrobe Wisdom From Edith Head Over 140 designers showed resort collections this season Hollywood legend Edith Head holds the distinction of the most Academy Award nominations ever: 35, for her work designing costumes for some of the great pictures and...

Do you know who Edith Head is? You should. Because she's awesome. Welcome to Know Your Icons, folks! An incredibly influential costume designer, Head was nominated for 35 Oscars (she won eight), and her classic work was featured in 1100 films. Also, she was smart! She got a bachelor's degree...

I'm gonna ease back into posting with a book excerpt today, a fun little tidbit that could give you some guidance and ideas for honing your style as we head toward 2014. I wanted to share another excerpt from the text with you. This particular tidbit focuses on doing some introspective...

 

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