Barbra in Profile. Literally. 20 Photos of the Legendary Streisand.

Barbra in Profile. Literally

For my generation, there aren’t many living legends left. Barbra Streisand is one of the few remaining that has made an indelible impression upon me as far back as I can remember. An actress, director, singer/entertainer, advocate for human rights, animal-lover and a vocal critic of Donald Trump’s, there’s much to admire about Babs.*  As a little girl in the late 60s and early 70s, watching her in the movies Funny Girl, The Way We Were and What’s Up Doc, I recall being mesmerized by everything from her long slender fingers with manicured nails to her almond-shaped blue eyes. When they welled up with tears as Fanny Brice and K-K-K-Katie, so did mine. And when she looked at herself in the mirror in Funny Girl and uttered the iconic line “Hello Gorgeous….” I enthusiastically agreed. You see, Barbra is beautiful and it’s not in spite of her nose, it’s because of it. (more…)

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Hepburn and Avedon Together Again – Only This Time It’s Their Grandchildren.

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This month’s cover and  fashion photo editorial for Harper’s Bazaar is proof that beauty and talent can be genetic. Emma Ferrer, the granddaughter of the elegant Audrey Hepburn, is featured on the cover and inside the fashion magazine this month. She was captured in photos by none other than Michael Avedon, the grandson of legendary photographer Richard Avedon, who himself took some of the most iconic photos of the late, gamine actress. (more…)

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Blackglama Ads, History and Trivia about the Enduring Brand.

Blackglama Ads, History and Trivia

One of the most beautiful and enduring ad campaigns of all time doesn’t get a lot of press because of its controversial product – real fur. But Blackglama has kept their same ad campaign and headline for over 40 years and it still works. Photographs of the world’s most beautiful women – and in a few cases, men – wrapped in the world’s finest black ranch mink. (more…)

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