Champagne Ennui – How To Ring In The New Year Glamorously.

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There’s an art to sipping champagne that these screen sirens have perfected. You must look glamorous, but bored. Elegant but blasé. As if you started every day in a gown with a glass of bubbly. We call it Champagne Ennui and here’s how it’s done. Read more

Throwin’ It Back, Hollywood Style. Champagne Gifs from the Movies for New Year’s Eve.

Vintage Hollywood Champagne gifs

New Year’s Eve. Resolutions, top hats, tiaras, Auld Lang Syne, noisemakers and, of course, Champagne. It’s hard to imagine ringing in the New Year without a glass of bubbly. The sippy, sexy beverage has had plenty of screen time over the decades. From the pop of the cork to the downing of the glass, Champagne and its effects have been represented in movies as far back as silent films. Read more

Empire State Building Projects Fashion Images Over Manhattan

Harper's Bazaar Images on Empire State Building

Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe were just a few of the beauties who peered out over New York on Wednesday night as giant illuminated projected images on the Empire State Building. To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the fashion and style magazine, stills from the pages of Harper’s BAZAAR lit up the Manhattan sky. Read more

Lip Service. Hand Painted Flatware With Hollywood Orifices by Andrea Mary Marshall.

The “Lip Service” dinner series by artist Andrea Mary Marshall consists of both “The Original Supper,” a set of hand painted spoons, and “The Marilyn Knives,” individual hand painted knives. Both are available for purchase. Read more

Lindsay Lohan Channels Marilyn Monroe for Playboy Magazine.


above: Lindsay Lohan (detail), photographed by Yu Tsai for Playboy Magazine, 2011

Lindsay Lohan channels Marilyn Monroe once again on the cover and inside editorial for the January/February 2012 issue of Playboy magazine. Read more

Mosaic Portraits Made From Real Diamonds, Sapphires and Gemstones: The Ultimate Custom Luxury

mosaics made with gemstones

Looking for an incredibly personal and decadent gift to give someone special? How about a custom portrait made of diamonds and sapphires and set in 18k gold? Too much? Okay, then how about some semi-precious stones set in sterling silver? Either way, Gemstone Creative of the UK can make it for you. Read more

Accidental Celebrity Drug Overdoses Equal High Auction Prices

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It’s all in the timing, as they say. Read more

Comparing The Assemblage Works Of Bernard Pras With The Originals

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above: Clint Eastwood movie still from The Good, The Bad and the Ugly. Photo on the left, Bernard Pras art on the right. Composited by If It’s Hip, It’s Here.

French Artist Bernard Pras, born in 1952, reinterprets well-known images and icons with his own assemblages of specifically chosen found objects. Read more