The Business Behind the Fashion. “Schmatta: From Rags To Riches To Rags”

by Rachel Yeomans | October 6th, 2009

What will your TiVo record on October 19th? I personally can’t think of anything better to do on a Monday evening than sit with my bowl of popcorn and learn the definition of the word, “Schmatta” (aka: rags/garbage/etc). My rising Scrabble potential aside, the documentary to air on HBO on that date will take its… Read more…

Costume Designer Mike O’Neill Does Wonders for HBO’s Elizabeth I

by Rachel Yeomans | September 29th, 2009

My TiVo did a wonderful thing for me today. It recorded the HBO series Elizabeth I as a suggestion. Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, and period attire of such magnificence that I have ever seen. Costume designer Mike O’Neill deserves a round of applause and nod of recognition for his impressive skill at making period costuming… Read more…

HBO’s Superb Take on Branding and Christian Louboutin

by Rachel Yeomans | September 21st, 2009

For those of you who watch the HBO series, “Hung”, you may have caught the fantastic “branding scene” between main character Ray Drecker and Lenore on the series’ ninth episode, “This is America; Fifty Bucks”. The highlight of this episode for me was the amazing branding speech delivered by Lenore to Ray on the power… Read more…