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Ryan Gosling and His Otherworldly “Drive” Jacket

Ryan Gosling Drive jacket

  That’s Ryan Gosling at the wheel. After all the singing and dancing in La La Land, here is a little reminder that he can do tough, too (but then again, he can take on any role). Gosling is Driver … Read More

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Team Spirit

Jennifer Neyt Emmanuelle Alt

  I am one of those persons who has never had that kind of fascination with French style. The kind of fascination that implies that possessing an innate sense of style comes with the territory just because you are French. … Read More

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The Latest in Style Inspiration: Cook Books

Style inspiration-It

  Is it okay if I use Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest cook book, It’s All Easy, as style inspiration as well? Here is the thing. I love simple food and simple and healthy cooking just as much as I love simple … Read More

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Talking Movies before the Oscars

Talking Movies before the Oscars

La La Land illustration by Thomas Danthony.   Of all the films of last year, I think the one I was most reluctant to see was La La Land. It turned out to become one of my favourites (although it … Read More

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Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

  Sidney Lumet’s Making Movies is the kind of book you can’t just leaf through. You read every word and you do it on one reading, just like the director says he always used to read the scripts – because … Read More

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