The Dump of my mind

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oh-so-coco:

Today fashion lost one of the greatest couturiers of the last century. I’m forever grateful to have had the chance to wear his creations and I’ll always remember Mr. De La Renta as a gentleman and a class act. Oscar was never afraid to speak his mind or share his point of view - whether that be on the runway or on the written page. He was a pillar of New York fashion and will be sorely missed. #OscardelaRenta #ODLR

oh-so-coco:

Today fashion lost one of the greatest couturiers of the last century. I’m forever grateful to have had the chance to wear his creations and I’ll always remember Mr. De La Renta as a gentleman and a class act. Oscar was never afraid to speak his mind or share his point of view - whether that be on the runway or on the written page. He was a pillar of New York fashion and will be sorely missed. #OscardelaRenta #ODLR

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thecostumetrailer:

The crop tops were such a challenge. The one from the hotel scene was actually an old tablecloth, like an old crocheted tablecloth that I cut up. In terms of how I imagined that she procured her clothes, Penny Lane wasn’t really the vintage character. 
I also made her some handmade velvet bell-bottoms that had a slightly higher waist. I wanted the waist line to be a little bit above a mid-rise so that when she wears a crop top, you don’t have that much midriff, but just enough. You know, she’s so tiny on top. You were able to almost just put a strip of fabric across the top of her.
  - Betsy Heimann on creating Penny Lane’s Costume in Almost Famous (2000)

thecostumetrailer:

The crop tops were such a challenge. The one from the hotel scene was actually an old tablecloth, like an old crocheted tablecloth that I cut up. In terms of how I imagined that she procured her clothes, Penny Lane wasn’t really the vintage character. 

I also made her some handmade velvet bell-bottoms that had a slightly higher waist. I wanted the waist line to be a little bit above a mid-rise so that when she wears a crop top, you don’t have that much midriff, but just enough. You know, she’s so tiny on top. You were able to almost just put a strip of fabric across the top of her.

  - Betsy Heimann on creating Penny Lane’s Costume in Almost Famous (2000)

(Source: ELLE)

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thecostumetrailer:

“I designed the coat. It didn’t come from anywhere. This was the thing about that movie—everything in that film was designed by me, except for the blue jeans, including even a T-shirt that had that ’70s look.
The coat was inspired by a classic, ’20s opera coat, Shirley MacLaine in The Apartment. We set up a workroom where certain people worked on the collar and certain people worked on the body of the coat. I think we managed to construct it in a week. Actually, there were two of them. We had two because she was going to wear it so much in the film.
This coat is her armor; this coat is her protection; and when she puts this coat on, she’s wrapped in her cocoon of glamorous, wonderful Band Aids. She becomes Penny Lane, you know?”
      - Betsy Heimann on creating Penny Lane’s Costume in Almost Famous (2000)

thecostumetrailer:

I designed the coat. It didn’t come from anywhere. This was the thing about that movie—everything in that film was designed by me, except for the blue jeans, including even a T-shirt that had that ’70s look.

The coat was inspired by a classic, ’20s opera coat, Shirley MacLaine in The ApartmentWe set up a workroom where certain people worked on the collar and certain people worked on the body of the coat. I think we managed to construct it in a week. Actually, there were two of them. We had two because she was going to wear it so much in the film.

This coat is her armor; this coat is her protection; and when she puts this coat on, she’s wrapped in her cocoon of glamorous, wonderful Band Aids. She becomes Penny Lane, you know?”

      - Betsy Heimann on creating Penny Lane’s Costume in Almost Famous (2000)

(Source: ELLE)

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Today is Racist Fuckery (10.20.14): At yesterday’s protest outside the St Louis Rams game, racist fans got rowdy and physical. Who got arrested? Two of the protesters, of course. Mike Brown means we have to fight back. #staywoke

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