Day: 30 November, 2015

The Fab 40s Goes Glam

Hedy Lamarr once said, “Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.”   Hahahaha.  Give yourself some credit, Hedy, it takes work to look as though you woke up looking all put together. To give off an appearance of effortlessness, seemingly to transcend the mundane and the bland. To exude an air of intrigue without innumerable waves of the editing wand. To appear idealised, almost, but never to the point of being unattainable. Realistic done fancy, so to speak. Looking glam is not easy.  For someone as tomboyish and devil-may-care as myself, it was hard work.  Hard work, indeed. Not to be confused with glamour as a style, glam extends beyond the appearance. It’s external. Deliberate. Innate. These ladies made it look terribly easy though. Dixie of Inside Outer Beauty with that rocker babe chick chic she does so well. Jane, Jane, how lovely art thou in thy silver screen ensemble. Ann of Kremb de la Kremb does not fail to impress with her ever quirky, bold …