Blogathons, The Look, Uncategorized

The Story of an Iconic Hair don’t that became a HairDo: Mia Farrow’s pixie cut

The first time I watched Rosemary's Baby I turned to my mom and said, "I want her haircut." And I got it. To be fair, I lacked the lithe elegance of Mia Farrow and still had some baby fat, so the result was not quite what I hoped. But when I was in my mid twenties I… Continue reading The Story of an Iconic Hair don’t that became a HairDo: Mia Farrow’s pixie cut

The Look, Uncategorized

The Queen of “The Look”: Miss Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn is pretty much the epitome of a pop culture phenomenon. Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley are probably only really up there with Audrey in regards to how iconic their outward appearance was, how much this defined their resonance with the masses. From tote bags to purses to fridge magnets, Audrey's face, in all… Continue reading The Queen of “The Look”: Miss Audrey Hepburn

The Look

The Girl with the Silver Hair

Edie Sedgwick was an icon of the 1960s, even though her star shone incredibly brightly for barely a year. She was Andy Warhol's It Girl of 1965, and made several movies with him, the most famous of which is probably Poor Little Rich Girl, which was partly autobiographical for Edie. Edie's life was marred by tragedy and mental illness.… Continue reading The Girl with the Silver Hair

The Look

The Look: Makeup of Stars and Icons

I've always loved makeup. My mother is a trained beautician, and she has never gone without makeup. I can remember sitting on her bed and watching her apply eyeshadow, mascara and lipstick with absolute precision. "Always blend your eyeshadow and base" is one of my mom's catchphrases, and it's also very good advice. No one,… Continue reading The Look: Makeup of Stars and Icons