All posts tagged: Hollywood

Weeknd Scene: The Hollywood Reporter 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood

March 18 / 17 Hello and Happy Weekend! In the March issue of The Hollywood Reporter, we get a glimpse of The 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood by Carol McColgin. This is the magazine’s seventh annual list. You really don’t think of stylists as artists, but when you see their clients and the looks they create, well let’s just say they create a work of art. Here are the top ten….. cred: the hollywood reporter, Carol McColgin           Karla Welch / Clients: Ruth Negga, Sarah Paulson, America Ferrera, Busy Philipps, Karlie Kloss, Lorde, Justin Bieber, Pink             Petra Flannery / Clients: Emma Stone, Amy Adams, Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Saldana, Daisy Ridley, Andrew Garfield         Kate Young / Clients: Michelle Williams, Natalie Portman, Margot Robbie, Selena Gomez, Dakota Johnson, Sienna Miller               Elizabeth Stewart / Clients: Viola Davis, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Chastain, Gal Gadot, Amanda Seyfried             Julia von Boehm / Client: Nicole Kidman   …

Creative Close-Up: Diversity in Hollywood, What Can Be Done?

January 25 / 16 The award season has already arrived. Golden Globes, People’s Choice awards, etc, etc. We all saw the Academy Award nominees announced a few weeks ago. This has created a shake up. I’m on my Twitter account and the hastag: #OscarsSoWhite is right there in plain sight. Yep, the nominees are all white. No African, Hispanic, or any other minority represented on that list. Jada Pinkett Smith is boycotting the Oscars, so is Spike Lee, but let’s be honest, will that solve the problem? No. For a long time, diversity in Hollywood has been an issue and it will continue to be an issue unless we as a whole do something about it. What I’m saying is stop complaining, stop moaning, and griping about it. If Jada, Spike and the rest of us don’t like it, then we need to do something about it. Of course it hasn’t been easy. Even though it’s 2015, minorities (not only African, but Hispanic, Asian, Native American…..) and women still have a way to go. I’m …