A Look Back At The Life of Hubert de Givenchy

He founded one of the most famous fashion houses in France, Audrey Hepburn was his muse, inspiration and lifelong friend, and no one embodied gentlemanly elegance more than Hubert de Givenchy. The legendary designer passed away at age 91 on March 10th after a forty-year long career that leaves behind a legacy of sartorial style and heritage. Read more

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Remembering Diana Through 40 Formal Portraits 20 Years Later

It’s surprisingly hard to write this post even though it’s been 20 years since the passing of the woman I first knew as Lady Di, then as The Princess of Wales and now and forevermore as The People’s Princess. I still well up with tears when looking at photos of the late Princess. But here, on the the 20 anniversary of her tragic passing, are several formal portraits of her taken by some of the world’s most renowned photographers including Terence Donovan, David Bailey, Mario Testino and Patrick Demarchelier. Read more

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Sam Shepard Was The Right Stuff In So Many Ways (Tons of great photos)

photo by Larry Busacca, 2014

He was cool. He was smart. He was sexy. He was Sam Shepard, a brilliant playwright, talented actor and all around badass who he lost his life to ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, yesterday at the age of 73. We take a look back at his impressive career, life, loves and accomplishments. Read more

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A Beatles-Inspired Tribute To Those We Lost in 2016 (Updated Version)

A recreation of the iconic 1967 Beatles album cover for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band that replaces the original subjects of the collage with people we lost in 2016 has been making the rounds on the internet. The photo-shopped image, which has been updated to include deaths as recent as Dec. 12th, features over 40 artists, musicians, athletes and other celebrities who passed away this year. Read more

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Professional CoD Gamer Phillip “PhiZZURP” Klemenov Dies In Car Accident

Awoke this morning to hear about the tragic passing of Los Angeles’ 24 year old Phillip “PHiZZURP” Klemenov. The American competitive Call of Duty player and YouTube sensation passed away after losing control of the car he was driving. Read more

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No Day Shall Erase You: The Official 9/11 Memorial Museum Book.

Today marks the release date of the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s definitive, official companion book “No Day Shall Erase You: The Story of 9/11 as told at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.” Read more

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U.S. Military Tribute Paintings, Sketches and Studies by Charles Kapsner

CGK in front of Coast Guard in progress IIHIH

Almost 8 years ago now, The Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Memorial Association commissioned artist Charles Gilbert Kapsner to design and paint five large oil paintings to pay tribute to the men and women of the five branches of the United States Military: Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy. Read more

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Leonard Nimoy, We Salute You.

tribute to leonard nimoy

Next to ‘flipping the bird’ and the ‘thumbs up’ the Vulcan Salute, made famous by Leonard Nimoy as Star Trek’s Spock, is the most recognized hand gesture in the world. Nimoy passed away this morning at the age of 83, leaving behind many saddened friends and fans. Read more

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A Beautiful Tribute to the Filmmakers, Actors and Actresses We Lost in 2014.

TCM remembers 2014 hero IIHIH

The Turner Classic Movie channel put together this really touching 5 minute video in memory of the filmmakers, actors and actresses we lost in 2014. Filmed at Atlanta’s Swan House to the moving song “All I Want” by Kodaline. Read more

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