Saturday, June 30, 2012

The Eyes Have It: Olivia de Havilland


The Great Garrick (1937)

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Gone With the Wind (1939)

Friday, June 29, 2012

Bevy of Beauties: The Opposite Sex (1956)

L-R: Joan Collins, Dolores Gray, June Allyson, Ann Miller
and Ann Sheridan in The Opposite Sex (1956)

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Monday, June 25, 2012

Modern Femmes Fatale: Part 76

Modern Femmes Hommasse Fatale?

Sofia Coppola

Rachael Stirling and Keeley Hawes in Tipping the Velvet (2002)

Piper Perabo

Natalie Portman

Monica Bellucci

Scarlett Johansson

Jennifer Tilly

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Drew Barrymore

Cate Blanchett in I’m Not There (2007)

Michelle Pfeiffer by Herb Ritts, 1991

Sunday, June 17, 2012

For the Boys: Veronica Lake


During the early 1940s Veronica Lake was considered one of the most reliable box office draws in Hollywood. A stray lock of her shoulder-length, blonde hair during a publicity photo shoot had led to her iconic "peekaboo" hairstyle, which was adopted by female fans all over the country. During WWII, US government officials asked Lake to wear her hair up for the duration, as many women who imitated her hairstyle were getting their hair caught in assembly-line machinery.