The '50s is one of the more underrated decades in fashion, oft-overshadowed by its successor, the '60s. I fell in love with white gloves, A-line skirts, red lipstick, tweed and stockings (always stockings!) on authentic '50s TV shows like "I Love Lucy." Ladies always looked so darn classy. Now I'm falling in love all over again the clothes of the era worn by Bel Rowley on BBC America's new show, "The Hour." In sheath dresses and red lipstick,the actress Romola Garai plays a young women producing a political television in postwar London. My wardrobe department lust is bubbling at "Mad Men" proportions!
After the jump, how to channel your inner Bel Rowley:
Today is Mariah Carey's 45th birthday and it's got me feeling emotions, specifically gratitude for all the wisdom about life and love that she has imparted through her music over. So in honor of Mimi's big day, here are those bits of wisdom, accompanied by GIFs of Mariah at her most divalicious.
It’s been a tough week, kids. I’m imagining you sitting in front of an open refrigerator, the buzz of the light dulling your existential thoughts. That seven-minute video of Tom Hanks paying homage to his body of work is playing on your laptop from the other room, for no one in particular. You’re…