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Category Archives: Film

February 17, 2011 Vitelli Dress: the Story Behind the Name

  The namesake of our Spring bestseller, the Vitelli Dress, draws from the rich history of a picturesque Sicilian village.  The hillside town of Savoca was the setting for several scenes of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather.  Here Michael Corleone asked for the hand of the beautiful Apollonia, sitting at the … Continue reading

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February 10, 2011 Mario Testino: A Prince Among Photographers

Peruvian-born photographer Mario Testino is famous for his work in the glamorous fashion world (think Gucci, Burberry, Michael Kors, Vogue and Vanity Fair) and the world of celebrity. His famous subjects have included many actresses (i.e. Gwyneth Paltrow, Meg Ryan, Julia … Continue reading

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November 5, 2010 What we love about Italy

Having just returned from our Spring photo shoot in Sicily, we’re still thinking about what a wonderful place it is and when to return. Here are a few of the things we love most about Italy, and Sicily in particular. Not surprisingly, many … Continue reading

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August 12, 2010 Seeing the Sights of St. Tropez

  St. Tropez started out as a sleepy fishing village but was discovered in the late 19th century by artists such as Signac and Matisse for its incredible light. Popularized in the 50s by Hollywood, most notably when Brigitte … Continue reading

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October 30, 2009 The Film Noir LBD

 Film Noir is described as "a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations." Inspired by Lauren Bacall's character in "Scandal in Bohemia", our Film Noir Dress fits the bill … Continue reading

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