“I’d rather lose a good earring than be caught without make-up.” Lana Turner

Lana Turner, the original “sweater girl” was incredibly beautiful. It was her beauty that put her on the path to stardom when she skipped class  to go to a nearby drugstore and buy… Continue reading

“If it’s true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers.” Doris Day

Doris just recently celebrated her 90th birthday. So Happy Birthday and may there be many many more. Now to be honest I was actually surprised she was still alive, so apologies too Miss… Continue reading

“Without proper foundations there can be no fashion.” Christian Dior

Dior may be referencing many things here but what caught my attention is just how little attention we pay to that most important clothing item of all, our underwear. And no I am… Continue reading

“I try to feed my hunger rather than my appetite.” Ginger Rogers

Weight and the subject of body size weigh heavily on our collective psyche. Magazines, newspapers, television and the radio all at some point or another run articles or features about this challenging quagmire.… Continue reading

“Live long and sparkle” A new twist to an old quote. Thanks Mr Spock

Okay so confession time. I am a closet Trekkie and my closet if full of clothes that sparkle. I just love me some adventures in space and  anything or everything  with a bit… Continue reading

“Enemies are so stimulating.” Katherine Hepburn

The Oxford English Dictionary defines competition as “the activity or condition of striving to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.” I know many people who happily describe themselves… Continue reading

“I don’t have a short temper. I just have a quick reaction to bullshit.” Elizabeth Taylor

Who knew that Liz and I would have so much in common. She loved her jewels, I love my bit of sparkle too. She reportedly had quite the sailor’s mouth and I too… Continue reading

” I came out of the womb waving red lipstick.” Rose McGowan

Well I asked my mother and okay I may not have had quite such an early start but she did recall that no matter the subject or the item being drawn or coloured,… Continue reading

“I never loved another person the way I loved myself.” Mae West

I love Mae West. She was fierce before fierce was in vogue. She was an extremely talented, funny, confident woman.  And unlike so many other Hollywood starlets, she never succumbed to the downsides of fame.… Continue reading

“Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism.” Betty Davis

The recent Golden Globes raised a few eyebrows for a number reasons – digs at Leo and George for their penchant towards younger women, and in Leo’s case a never ending conveyor belt… Continue reading