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The girls of the 1920s who called themselves “flappers” weren’t just about bobbed hair and short skirts. Instead, they were more like female revolutionaries who changed the world for women—forever. In 1922, Ellen Welles Page sat down and penned a letter for the weekly New York magazine Outlook. “If one judges by appearances,” she wrote, “I suppose I am a flapper. I am within the age limit. I wear bobbed hair, the ... Read More
I’ll admit it: I squeal at all things cute. With that said, you can probably imagine the sheer excitement I felt when I caught wind of these three fabulous new releases from Momiji. So what exactly is a Momiji doll? Each fabulous resin creation is handpainted with tons of TLC. Turn one upside-down and you’ll find a pull-out card where you can write a personalized message to the doll’s recipient. Or keep it for yourself –it’s difficult ... Read More
It seems to be that we're being bombarded by trailers lately. First it was The Great Gatsby courtesy of Baz Luhrman, and now it's Tom Hooper's Les Misérables. The film stars Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, and leads me to wonder exactly how much flack Anne will catch for this one.People have been kind of down on Anne ever since she hosted the Academy Awards with James Franco. Then it was her casting as Catwoman that had fanboys freaking out over the ... Read More
When I grudgingly picked up The Great Gatsby as a high school sophomore, I wasn’t expecting the story to stick with me. But the glitzy and glamorous world of the Buchanan’s East Bay was nothing short of enthralling. So naturally, when the trailer for the new adaptation of “The Great Gatsby” hit the web, I was sucked yet again into the stories of the ill-fated Jay Gatsby, childlike Daisy Buchanan, and every flawed character in between. I ... Read More