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Oscar de la Renta: The King of Suave!

I just mentioned Oscar de la Renta as one of the fashion giants in my previous blog (Elegance Never Goes Out of Style) and suddenly 6 days later news about his death (due to cancer after 82 years of staying on  earth) were flashed on TV. The fashion world mourned for the demise of one of its legendary fashion icons who was famous for his lavish haute couture creations worn by a diverse group of distinguished women (from Jacqueline Kennedy, Hillary Clinton to Michelle Obama) and Hollywood celebrities. Frankly, I don’t own a dress designed by Mr. de la Renta … Continue reading Oscar de la Renta: The King of Suave!

Vintage Cars: Men In Black 3 – Movie In The Making

  A friend of mine was surprised one day to see in their Queens neighborhood throngs of old cars from the 1960's  lined up in the main thoroughfare of the said area. Later did she know from the bystanders that those cars were to be used for Will Smith's upcoming  movie, “Men In Black 3”, for some stunts scenes. While the shooting of the said film may have turned out to be a bother to some of the residents and travelers due to the noise, heavy traffic and re-routing, most of the nearby affected residents were excited about it. They … Continue reading Vintage Cars: Men In Black 3 – Movie In The Making