• FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS at Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre
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    FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS at Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre

    Photo Credit: Eduard von Osterom Clockwise from top: Eleanora Hyde, Jennie Phelps, A.J. Ramsey, Brittany “Britt” Martin, Samantha Murray In Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre’s latest offering, Five Women Wearing The Same Dress, we are invited into the boudoir of a young Southern belle bridesmaid, along with four other cohorts, all five of them wearing the same dress in different colors. Writer Alan Ball, of American Beauty and Six Feet Under fame, penned the piece which premiered in 1993 and is set in the late 80s, and, while there are lots of funny one-liners, shows its age a bit around the edges. Nevertheless, this production presents like an extended episode of…

  • Brides are wearing black wedding dresses. I did it years ago.
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    Brides are wearing black wedding dresses. I did it years ago.

    Placeholder while article actions load I was not surprised to read about the trend of brides wearing black wedding dresses. After all, I’d worn a $200 off-the-rack black floor-length number to my own ceremony in 1996. That was a year before Sarah Jessica Parker famously donned a ruffled onyx ballgown to her New York celebration when she wed Matthew Broderick. Since weddings are back with a vengeance after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of indoor events, brides are making their own rules. And what rules is black. “It’s our hottest trend,” said Laura McKeever, the Pennsylvania-based head of public relations for David’s Bridal, the largest American wedding dress chain.…

  • Emma Chamberlain under fire for wearing “stolen” jewelry from Indian Royalty at Met Gala
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    Emma Chamberlain under fire for wearing “stolen” jewelry from Indian Royalty at Met Gala

    YouTube star Emma Chamberlain is catching flak for wearing some jaw-dropping gems believed to have been stolen from Indian Royalty at the 2022 Met Gala. Emma Chamberlain is one part internet superstar and one part budding fashion icon. As such, it came as little surprise that the YouTuber — who boasts over 11 million subscribers — made an appearance at the 2022 Met Gala to orchestrate interviews for Vogue. Her ‘Gilded Glamour’ look included a cropped top with puffed sleeves and a slinky white skirt… but it was her eye-catching choker that stole the show. The necklace features a huge yellow 23.6 carat De Beers diamond in the center, alongside…