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Perspectives

Coming to Terms with an Imperfect Idol

I love Myrna Loy. It started with the Thin Man films, a series of murder mysteries starring William Powell as a private detective named Nick Charles and Loy as his wife, Nora. Nick was very much the typical 1930s film male: dapper, quick-witted, drunk, and sexist. Rather than accept her husband’s conduct, Nora cut through […]

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Style

Heroines of Style: Classic Movies

A couple of weeks ago, we looked at my favorite style heroines of television, so I thought today we might take a trip back into classic cinema to visit my favorite early heroines of style on film. These are the looks I love to emulate whether I’m playing the ingénue, the damsel in distress, the spunky […]