Style Guide

Cookie Lyon Fashion: How the TV Matriarch Rules ‘Empire’ & Style

Playing the outspoken matriarch, Cookie Lyon, on FOX’s hit show, ‘Empire’, Taraji P. Henson does not only know deliver in her role as an ex-convict with a heart of gold. But she also happens to…

Cate Blanchett in ‘Cinderella’: See Her 1940s Inspired Costumes

The live action adaptation of ‘Cinderella’ hits theaters on March 13th. Starring Lily James as the titular character, Cate Blanchett as the Wicked Stepmother and Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother; the costumes are…

Marilyn Monroe Style: 6 Iconic Movie Roles & Classic Costumes

Marilyn Monroe is one of the world’s most notable icons–from her style to acting career, she is still remains enduring even five decades after her death. Her movie roles have included some of the most…

‘The Breakfast Club’ Fashion: Style from the 80s Film

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this month, the 1984 classic film ‘The Breakfast Club’, followed the story of five high school students from five different worlds that meet and bond at Saturday school detention. Dubbed the…

1930s Accessories: Jewelry, Hats, Shoes & Gloves

With the Great Depression affecting many women during the 1930s, it was less common to buy new clothes. A way to still look glamorous while spending less was investing in accessories. A nice pair of…

1930s Makeup & Beauty: Inspired by Hollywood Stars

In the 1930s, women continued to be inspired by Hollywood film stars when it came to makeup and beauty buys. Movie stars like Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford and Carole Lombard influenced makeup. The look was…

1930s Hairstyles: Elegant Waves for Women

In the 1930s, the major trends for hairstyles were all about waves. With a softer look than the sleek bob and tight ringlets of the 1920s, women began wearing their hair in more feminine styles…

1930s Fashion Trends: Films, Glamour & The Great Depression

Fashion, Film & The Great Depression With the stock market crash of late 1929, The Great Depression begun in the United States and was seen as the worst economic recession the country has seen in…

1930s Fashion: Famous Designers & The Return of Femininity

As the 1920s came to an end, the 1930s saw a return to femininity. Gone was the silhouette that suited boyish figures with flattened bust-lines in favor of silhouettes that nipped at the waistline and…

1920s Beauty & Makeup: A Brief History of Cosmetics

Before the 1920s, wearing makeup was almost exclusively seen as a preoccupation for prostitutes and actresses on the stage. But thanks to movie stars like Clara Bow and Mae Murray epitomizing the flapper look, many…