Netflix’s HALSTON : Drama, Drugs and Decolletage.

Netflix's Halston review

Halston was truly one of the most significant fashion designers of all time. His stunning skin-baring gowns designed for women with no breasts and long legs remained unmatched in terms of iconic silhouettes. He singlehandedly brought Ultrasuede to the world of fashion with his #704 shirtwaist dress and sensually draped the likes of every top ’70s model and socialite in halter gowns and chiffon dresses. Lauren Hutton and Jerry Hall. Bianca Jagger and Angelica Huston. Wet glossy lips and tight chignons. He made the runways look like photos by Helmut Newton and Francesco Scavullo. And his friendships with Liza, Warhol, Martha Graham and more are legendary. Read more

Alex Hyner Photo Series Will Resonate With Insomniacs

Alex Hyner Photo Series

As an enormous fan of movies and television, it’s no wonder this Alex Hyner photo series caught my eye. Spotted on his Instagram feed, these ten photos of old little televisions, their screens glowing in the dark with still images of well-known movies and TV shows, makes me want to make popcorn and settle in. Read more

Last Night’s Critics Choice Awards – The 20 Best Dressed

Critic's Choice Best Dressed

Either the quarantine was a much needed rest for all of these celebrities or they were so excited to finally interact with others that it was impossible to hide. Whatever the reason, the television and film stars that turned out for last night’s honors could not have looked better. Glowing and gorgeous, most all of the presenters and nominees for the virtual broadcast were well-dressed, well-coiffed and well-accessorized and frankly, just plain beautiful. Read more

Best Of The Golden Globes Virtual Red Carpet

Best Of The Golden Globes Virtual Red Carpet

Last Night’s Golden Globes faced a lot of technical challenges given the pandemic-safe production, but when it came to the fashions, they went off without a hitch. The ‘virtual’ red carpet featured celebrities in couture (or in the case of a few like Joaquin Phoenix, a promotional hoodie) they wore at home or onsite. We got a glimpse of these either as a presenter on the show or in a Zoom. Read more

Search Party Dolls are Mind-Blowing Likenesses of the Characters

Search Party Dolls IIHIH

HBO Max’s Search Party, an addictive dark comedy, is about privileged, self-absorbed twenty-somethings entangled in a bizarre mystery. In the midst of its fourth season (airing now) the cast has been turned into Barbie dolls as part of the plot by custom doll maker Cyrus Bronock. And the results are truly mind-blowing. Read more

Watch Lovecraft Country’s Creepiest Twins Come To Life

lovecraft country topsy and bopsy

If you happened to watch HBOs Lovecraft Country episode 8 “Jig-A-Bobo” last week you’ve already met Topsy and Bopsy, the zombie-like Picaninny Twins based on the characters Topsy and Eva from Harriett Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The most bone-chilling twins since The Shining’s O’Grady Twins, see how they were conceived and created. Read more

2020 Creative Arts Emmy Winners

2020 Creative Arts Emmy Winners

Tonight the 72nd Emmy Awards will air on ABC at 8pm/5pm with host Jimmy Kimmel performing to an empty house at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. As they do every year, the Creative Arts Emmy Winners were announced first. Here are some of the more notable winners who took home the Emmy at the Creative Arts Awards which were held over the past four nights. Read more

Look and Learn. The 1921 Tulsa Massacre Story and Photos.

1921 Tulsa massacre story

I’m aware that, as a Creative Arts and Design blog, we’ve been more focused than usual on recent and current world events. But the Coronavirus pandemic, the Black Lives Matter Movement and the Politics inextricably linked to both have become such a part of all of our lives, ignoring them would be a disservice to myself as well as my readers. Read more