Posts Tagged ‘Little Edie Beale’

Beautiful & BONKERS

April 9, 2009

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My closest friends are all bonkers.  The most amazing women in the world are bonkers.  I too am a bit bonkers.

Thank goodness Lula has once again saluted those who are not only beautiful, but bonkers as well. These scans come from the latest issue of Lula magazine featured under the title “A Perfect Mess.”  Norwegian illustrators Jonas Lofgren/Bildmekanik bring a twist to this season’s best spring looks by drawing our favorite women into our favorite designers.  This is why Lula is absolutely the best magazine on the rack.  They take a reader’s dreams and put it on paper.

Diana Vreeland after the break…

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Grey Gardens at LACMA / See you there

December 30, 2008

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Anyone who truly knows me can say that Grey Gardens is my favorite film of all time.  Documentaries have always been my cup of tea and the minute I saw Little Edie Beale and her costume of the day, I was in love.  That is why I am completely overjoyed that LACMA is presenting Grey Gardens on the big screen, followed by a Q&A with Liz Goldwyn and Albert Maysles, followed by a book signing.

Albert Maysles will be introducing the film, and I am so excited to meet one of the brothers who made this gem I admire tremendously.  There are still tickets available.  Visit LACMA and mark January 11, 2009 [1pm] on your calendars.

Grey Days

November 10, 2008

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Jezebel pointed out a very special day that deserves the attention of any lovers of fashion, cats or staunch characters.  Had Little Edie Beale still been alive today, she would’ve celebrated her 91st birthday on Friday November 7.  Since she is my favorite lady of all time, I couldn’t let another day pass without giving her a a shout out.

The Queen of Grey Gardens

October 23, 2008

I have already brought up astrology today, and posted a photo of an “eccentric” [I hate that word], that I felt motivated to mention this lovely spread of Little Edie Beale of Grey Gardens.  Looking absolutely regal in September Vogue Italia, these old photos allow us to dive further into the life of the staunch character we all know and love as Little Edie.  She looks absolutely stunning.

I cannot wait to get Edith Bouvier Beale of Grey Gardens: A Life in Pictures for Christmas.

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S-T-A-U-N-C-H

March 18, 2008

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My love for Grey Gardens and Little Edie Beale is not a new affair. From obscurity to Broadway to its cannibalization starring Drew Barrymore, I will forever be enamored with one of the most stylish women to ever exist. Little Edie Beale is terribly fabulous. This evening I watched previously unseen footage shot by the Maysles of the Beale duo and was thrown even further into Edie’s world. I own Grey Gardens on film – the version before it went out of print – and I cannot believe it took me this long to watch The Beales of Grey Gardens. Naturally I compiled some pieces that would help anyone slip into the style of Little Edie. These should assist you in deciding what your best costume of the day is.

1. Women’s Ruched Halter Swimsuit – $19.50 – Old Navy
2. Little Edith Bouvier Beale Reproduction Brooch – $250
3. Starburst Silk Scarf – $385 – Missoni
4. Patent Leather Peep Toe Pump – $550 – Christian Louboutin
5. Ivy Tights – $6.80 – Forever 21
6. Gold Buttoned Trench Coat – $1,895.00 – Burberry Prosum