Ten Years Of Swarovski Embellished Oscar Sets

ten years of swarovski embellished oscar sets

Since 2007 Swarovski Crystal has been collaborating with set designers and the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences to design the glittering stages for The Oscars. This year marks Swarovski’s 10th anniversary of set design and will feature 300,000 Swarovski crystals on stage, six times more then their first Oscar set in 2007. Read more

Every Single Official Oscar Poster Since 1960.

official oscar posters

Here are all of the Official Academy Awards Posters from 1960 through 2017. Although the Oscars go back 89 years, they didn’t begin producing promotional posters until 1960. Read more

Despite Duo Dior Dress Debacles, Jennifer Lawrence Is Picture Perfect In New Miss Dior Campaign.

Despite her difficulties donning Dior Couture – she experienced one wardrobe malfunction at The 2013 SAG awards (photo below) and her pink Dior Couture gown caused her to trip ascending the stairs to collect her Best Actress Oscar at last week’s Academy Awards – Jennifer Lawrence is the new face of Miss Dior’s Spring handbag line and was photographed by Belgian photographer Willy Vanderperre for the new ad campaign (images shown further down in the post). Read more

A Close-Up Look At The 85 Years of Oscar Poster By Olly Moss and A List Of The Movies It References.

85 Years of Oscar Poster By Olly Moss

One of my favorite graphic designers, Olly Moss, worked with The Academy and Gallery 1988 to create the official “85 Years of Oscars” poster for the 85th Academy Awards. Read more

My Picks For The 20 Fugliest Red Carpet Oscar Dresses Of All Time.


above: Sally Kirkland never fails to wear some sort of monstrosity to the Oscars

As I watch today’s Red Carpet for the 85th Oscars, I’ve decided I have to share with you the absolute most hideous dresses from the past – in no particular order. Several sites and blogs feature the ugliest dresses ever worn to the Oscars, but, as is typical, I disagree with many of them. So, I’ve decided to post my own pics of what I feel are the 20 most hideous frocks ever worn to the Academy Awards. Read more

A Look At How The Oscar Statuette Is Made & Fun Academy Awards Facts.

How The Oscar Statuette Is Madee

In honor of tonight’s 85th Annual Academy Awards, here’s a reprise of a post that looks at how the coveted statuette is actually made, from start to finish. Read more

How The Oscar Statuettes Are Made & Other Fun Facts About The Academy’s Golden Man.

how oscar is made 2011

Each year around the day of the Oscars, I run this post about how Oscar is made – albeit slightly updated. (speaking of updated, the Oscar Statuette is now made with the use of 3D Printing technology and If It’s Hip, It’s Here brings you each step of the process here) Read more

How An Oscar Statuette Is Made & Other Facts About The Academy Award

In honor of tonight’s 82nd Annual Academy Awards, here’s a look at how the coveted statuette is actually made, from start to finish. Read more