Cut it out: An update on the sophisticated classic

Stephanie Sokol for Stylit There’s nothing like a black evening gown. It’s classy, retro and very versatile. It can be worn simply, with diamond earrings and a bracelet, or with more accessories for a playful look. While Coco Chanel created the first “little black dress” in 1926, being the first one published in Vogue, Audrey Hepburn brought theContinue reading “Cut it out: An update on the sophisticated classic”

“The Great Gatsby”: elaborate, yet accurate

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit A literary classic was brought back into theaters last week with the premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s  adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.” In Luhrmann tradition, like his past works Moulin Rouge! and Romeo + Juliet, the film was elaborately done, though in a tasteful way. Gatsby’s parties were spot on, brought to life the way F. Scott Fitzgerald intended them inContinue reading ““The Great Gatsby”: elaborate, yet accurate”