Archive for September, 2009
Darn, I missed Hobbit Day! At least I’ve caught up in time to round out the end of Tolkien Week. For non-Tolkien fans, Hobbit Day is on September 22nd, which is the date of Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday, celebrated by the Long Awaited Party at the beginning of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
In honor of The Lord of the Rings series, I’ve put together an outfit based on the elves in The Lord of the Rings movie by Peter Jackson. It’s elegant, sumptuous, and won’t make you look like you’re reenacting elf cosplay. One word of warning is that the ensemble is not cheap, but it is fit for a Queen of Gondor:
Style and Pushing Daisies go together like an alive-again Mom and apple pie. The visuals of this fantasy-comedy wonderland were superb: the show created a unique world that combined vintage with modern, and dressed noir drama in neon colors and eccentric patterns. Their Emmy wins in makeup, art direction and costume design were definitely well-deserved, as was Kristin Chenoweth’s win for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Congratulations all around!
In honor of Ms. Chenoweth’s award, I’ve put together a look inspired by her character, Olive Snook. Even a feisty waitress at the Pie Hole could afford these clothes:
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