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February 27, 2014

Susan Marg

Remembering a Hollywood Legend

During Oscar Season

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“Oscar and I have something in common.

Oscar first came to the Hollywood scene in 1928.

So did I.

We’re both a little weather beaten,

but we’re still here and plan to be around for a whole lot longer.”

— John Wayne, when presenting the 1979 Best Picture Oscar,

shortly before his death that same year

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February 22, 2014

Susan Marg

Fashion Statement 2

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“A dress should be tight enough to prove you’re a woman

and loose enough to prove you’re a lady.”

– Edith Head, Costume Designer,

who received thirty-five Oscar nominations, winning eight times.

This year’s nominees are:

Michael Wilkinson for American Hustle.

William Chang Suk Pin for The Grandmaster.

Catherine Martin for The Great Gatsby.

Michael O’Connor for The Invisible Woman.

Patricia Norris for 12 Years a Slave.

(The drawing is a “Google Doodle.”)

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February 17, 2014

Susan Marg

Fashion Statement

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“I love costume.

It’s a big part of how you create a character

and a great excuse to dress up.”

— Cate Blanchett

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“I feel very sexy;

like Jessica Rabbit…

A old Jessica Rabbit!”

— Sofia Vergara

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“I do not consider myself a fashion icon.

That kind of pressure makes me nervous.”

— Jennifer Lawrence

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“I thought I would put on this little number

and hang out with everybody.”

— Sandra Bullock