{style-wise} Gatsby Le Magnificent . . .

We thought it would be cool to refresh all our memories with some of the classic looks from the iconic 1974 film that won an Academy Award for Costume Design by the legendary Theoni V. Alredge, whose costumes are some of the finest ever seen in a film to this day. The film starred Mia…Read more {style-wise} Gatsby Le Magnificent . . .

The Brooks Brothers Gatsby Collection “‘They’re such beautiful shirts’, she sobbed . . . “

Seems like the whole world is talking Gatsby, and there's not many moons before the curtains rise and the screens across the globe begin to flicker "The Great Gatsby" once again, this time in crystal clear 3-D. And while the effect might be just part of the movie, the filmmaker's have made it possible to…Read more The Brooks Brothers Gatsby Collection “‘They’re such beautiful shirts’, she sobbed . . . “

Music Minute: “Goodbye to Love” – The Carpenters (1972)

Composed by Richard Carpenter and John Bettis,  and fiirst released in 1972 on the "Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters" documentary; the song was ispired by a visit to London, where Richard saw an old Bing Crosby 1940 film called Rhythm on the River, where he noticed that they kept referring to the struggling songwriter's greatest composition, "Goodbye to Love". He says `You…Read more Music Minute: “Goodbye to Love” – The Carpenters (1972)

E.O.F. TOP 10 MOST ANTICIPATED FILMS FOR 2013!

Those who know me best, know that I am obsessed with movies. Not just obsessed, but everything I think, or see, or do is always somehow manipulated by thoughts to do with movies. Whether it be noting some likeness to a situation and a particular moment in a film, dressing a part for a day…Read more E.O.F. TOP 10 MOST ANTICIPATED FILMS FOR 2013!

Music Minute: Poison Ivy – The Coasters(1959) + {Bonus: The Aztecs(1964)}

Written by American songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Poison Ivy was originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. It went to #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The duo would write a string of hits which would lead them to rise to fame in the 50s teaming up with other writers and writing hits…Read more Music Minute: Poison Ivy – The Coasters(1959) + {Bonus: The Aztecs(1964)}