August 18, 2017

Cindy Crawford Red Versace Dress

Did you know the red Versace dress Cindy Crawford wore to the 63rd Academy Awards in 1991 had a major influence on fashion, and many copies and fakes of the dress were produced?    

Do Movies Still Influence Fashion

I still believe film can influence fashion.   Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot walked into a party scene (in the film) and into history as a scene stealer in her stunning blue gown.  Look for the color blue to influence fashion designers as the color of the season.

16 Year Old Cautious How He Works With Celebrities

This teenager is making bank. Benjamin Kapelushnik — who goes by Benjamin “Kickz” — is the wildly successful 16-year-old from Florida whose Instagram boasts a life of luxury. He’s the young entrepreneur behind the rare sneaker reselling website,, Lauren Schwartzberg writes in a recent profile in New York Magazine. He told New York Magazine that […]

Neutrogena Marketing Pioneer’s Bright Ideas

I don’t often read obituaries but Lloyd Cotsen’s caught my eye.  At his father-in-law’s Los Angeles cosmetics company, the young college graduate was given the responsibility of marketing an unknown amber-colored bar of soap called Neutrogena.   To give the soap prestige, he persuaded upscale hotels to put the soap in guest rooms.  He invited […]

Double Vision

US Weekly, January 2017 Two celebrities wearing the same outfit?  Double the vision, double your chances of catching an editor’s attention.  The phrase “the more the merrier” can really pay off, especially when it is so hard to grab an editor’s eye.