Bad Beauties: The Bennett Sisters

Bad Beauties: The Bennett Sisters

Joan and Constance Bennett were silver screen, sisters. Born to act, they were fifth generation actors. The Bennett’s were just as distinguished as the Barrymore family, and could be just as “colorful”. Daddy, Richard Bennett was known to write scathing … Continue reading

Looking for Holly

Looking for Holly

Holly Golightly lives in a brownstone in upper east side, Manhattan. It’s the early 60’s and Holly doesn’t have a job, but entertains wealthy men, whom adore her and shower her with jewelry and Givenchy dresses. Is she a prostitute? … Continue reading

Anything Goes: Anna Sten

Anything Goes: Anna Sten

Anna Sten was born in Russia, her father was a Ukranian ballet master, who pasypt away when Anna was only 12. Anna began to work as a waitress, to help her mother pay the bills. She was 15 years old, … Continue reading

Vintage Beauty

Vintage Beauty

Vintage beauty care, was truly a ritual. Some rituals still sound good, others..well, a bit outlandish! Rita Hayworth rinsed her hair with champagne, to keep her fiery locks, sparkling. Claudette Colbert bathed in milk, on-screen and off-screen. Lana Turner exfoliated … Continue reading

THAT DRESS!!

THAT DRESS!!

Designer Travilia, made the iconic white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe, as a blast of air, from the subway grating gives everyone a little peek at those famous gams (& a little more)! The dress was worn by MM, in … Continue reading

“The Body”

“The Body”

Marie McDonald was nicknamed, “The Body” in Hollywood and was one of the most popular pin-ups, of the 1940’s. Marie appeared in many movies, but ISPs more infamous, than famous. McDonald never wanted celebrity status, as a young lady. She … Continue reading

Hollywood’s First Femme Fatale: Olive Thomas

Hollywood’s First Femme Fatale: Olive Thomas

Olive Thomas may have been the first, flapper girl, ever. But, she was gone by the dawn of the Jazz age. Her story is that of triumph and tragedy, straight out of Shakespeare. Olive was raised in dire poverty, in … Continue reading

Joan Fontaine, Hollywood Heroine

Joan Fontaine, Hollywood Heroine

Joan Fontaine is little sister to movie maiden, Olivia De Havilland. The two were born in Japan, to British parents. Their father was a patent attorney, with a practice in, Tokyo. Their mother, Lillian Fontaine was a stage actress, who … Continue reading