“Next time I see you, remind me not to talk to you.” Groucho Marx

Goucho Marx was an American comedian, film and tv star and probably the best known brother of the Marx Brothers. And even if you have never seen any Marx Brother movies you will… Continue reading

“If you want anything, just whistle.” Lauren Becall

“You know how to whistle, don’t you Steve?. You just put your lips together and blow.” And so began one of the greatest love stories of Hollywood. Bogie and Becall. The seasoned actor and… Continue reading

“No gold-digging for me…I take diamonds.” Mae West

Diamonds. Marilyn sang about them, Liz collected them and Paulette Goddard swam in hers.And whether you call them bling, ice, rocks or kandi it doesn’t matter. As Bill said a rose by any… Continue reading

“Every woman has weapons. One of them is colour…” Edith Head

She continued with the notion that colour not only changes the way a woman looks, it can change the way she feels, thinks even. Now apart from the fact that Ms Head was… Continue reading

“The truth is the only time I’m happy is when I’m doing absolutely nothing.” Ava Gardner

Ms Gardner then went on to express her confusion over people who like to work and talk about it as if it was some “..sort of goddamn duty.” That for her doing nothing was like… Continue reading

“Even the most beautiful legs – Marlene Dietrich’s for instance – look better when the kneecap is covered.” Edith Head

Edith Head is arguably the most famous and celebrated costume designer of all time. She was nominated for 35 Academy Awards and won 8. She dressed everyone from Audrey to Taylor . So… Continue reading

“Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.” Loretta Young

I work mostly from home so I have developed over time the really bad habit of spending my days looking at beautiful clothes online and in magazines whilst dressed like a slob. A… Continue reading

One butter and egg fly and two dicks.

She arrived togged to the bricks. But the dick and the g-man knew she was Fat Sam’s moll and that she was wearing iron. “Listen doll before you make tracks we are just… Continue reading

“Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” Audrey Hepburn

“Nothing very bad could happen to you  there.” “That’s right I’m just CRAZY about Tiffany’s.” “A girl can’t read that sort of thing without her lipstick.” “I’ll never let ANYBODY put me in… Continue reading

“Sweetie if you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.” Marilyn Monroe

The Roman god Janus as the god of beginnings and transitions has two faces, allowing him to look both to the future and to the past. This unique talent meant he presided over the beginning… Continue reading