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Entertainment: Oscars 2016, A Quick Day-Of Round Up

Jordana Ripp : February 28, 2016 12:29 pm : Entertainment, Fashion

Between #OscarSoWhite, the world campaign for Leo’s win and the "Oscar" gift bag drama, I can't say that my social feeds have known anything other than Oscar fever this last month. Immersed in entertainment, living in Los Angeles and currently a stones throw from this year's Vanity Fair Party, I can't say that I'd have it any other way either. In celebration of today I've put together my predictions, what to look out for in year's show and some all time crazy Awards fashion through the years.


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Predictions

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  • Best Picture: The Revenant (Although I LOVED The Big Short)
  • Actor in a Leading Role: Leonardo DiCaprio The Revenant (although in truth I really think it should be Leo's retroactively for every movie he should of won for)
  • Actress in a Leading Role: Brie Larson for Room
  • Actor in a Supporting Role: Tom Hardy for The Revenant
  • Cinematography: The Revenant
  • Costume Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Makeup and Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Directing: The Revenant

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Click here to see the full list of nominees.

What to Look Out for this Year

  • How Chris Rock will address the #OscarSoWhite fiasco.
  • In an effort to keep this year's speeches shorter and more emotional, nominees have submitted their list of names for who they want to thank. These names will scroll along the bottom of the screen during their speech.
  • This year's stage will featuring 200,000 Swarovski Crystals that required 1,600 hours of work to put together.
  • And of course, if Leo actually wins


    Steven Spielberg's White House Correspondence address in 2013 is an almost poignant telltale for the Academy today.

    Crazy Awards Fashion

    There are so many amazing Award outfits out there that I thought I'd explore some of the more crazy ones that crossed the red carpet over the years. Here are some of my favorites from yesteryear ;)

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    Ellen presenting at the 2014 Oscars as Glenda from the Wizard of Oz

    Of course Bjork's 2001 Swan Dress

    Of course Bjork's 2001 Swan Dress

    Rihanna's Giant Cake Dress at the 2015 Grammy Awards

    Rihanna's Giant Cake Dress at the 2015 Grammy Awards

    Lara Flynn Boyle's 2003 Golden Globes Tutu

    Lara Flynn Boyle's 2003 Golden Globes Tutu

    Cher's 1987 Cockatoo Outfit

    Cher's 1987 Cockatoo Outfit

    The countdown is on! Red Carpet and backstage telecasts start at 4pm PST with the Awards commencing at 5:30pm on ABC. Happy Oscars Day 2016!

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    FASHION: Desert Rose Sunsets in Joshua Tree with Spell Designs

    Jordana Ripp : February 24, 2016 2:44 pm : Fashion, Travel

    There is a romance, a connectivity to the surround that contrasts with your own sense of singularity. The day’s harsh reflection dissipates leaving a warm glow and gradual end, not unlike the slow close of a music box. This is a Joshua Tree sunset, my experience, so final, so reflective and so full of color.

    Taking the long weekend to escape Los Angeles and get some much needed desert energy, we ended up here under a pink and purple sky, exploring and taking a moment in time to create memories.

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    You may never know the value of a moment... until it becomes a memory.

    Photography: Alex Simai


    Dress: Spell Designs - Hotel Paradiso Bell Sleeve


    Mala Beads: Tiny Devotions


    Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters - Festival Round Sunglasses


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    Travel: We stayed at The Saguaro in Palm Springs and roadtripped through Joshua Tree from there.


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    Scarface Revived: Ae’lkemi SS16 Couture Collection

    Jordana Ripp : February 18, 2016 8:38 pm : Entertainment, Fashion

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    We all know Scarface. Even if you haven’t seen it, you know it. From the Tony Montana one liners to the Miami lounge suits and tommy-like guns reminiscent of Cuban yesteryear. As one of the most iconic mob films to date and a plethora of early 80's opulence, the film has spanned 30 odd years as a pop culture symbol of underbelly swagger and notoriety... And with a reported remake underway, we can expect to see revived interest not just in film spheres but across various creative platforms.

    Michelle Pfeiffer's break out role as Tommy Montana's wife Elvira Hancock, found increased attention blending strength, self destruction and beauty to make her likeness and style an inspiration of 80’s luxe and a look that has been emulated and reimagined on red carpets and editorials the world over.

    My favorite reimagining yet comes from fashion designer Alvin Fernandez, who is certainly no stranger to faceting unique inspiration from all mediums. The Australian based designer drew inspiration for his latest ae’lkemi collection from Elvira’s aesthetic, as well as Hieronymus Bosch's infamous work, Garden of Earthly Delights. The resulting collective exudes temptation and makes you wish for any excuse to indulge in these pieces of fashionable art.

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    Fusing 80's elegance and edge, the collection presents a strong focus on the playfully erogenous parts of the female body, specifically décolletage, thigh and back. The contrast of light and dark, emanating good vs evil, are all nods towards Bosch's influence and ties in harmoniously with the sequins, jerseys and hand beaded lace aligned with Elvira Hancock’s beguiling style.



    Intrigued? Head to www.aelkemi.com or follow their world on Instagram and Facebook for the latest collection updates.

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    FASHION: LA Motel Blues with Spell Designs (My Retrospect)

    Jordana Ripp : December 9, 2015 7:30 pm : Fashion

    It’s taken me a little while to get here, back to a place where life is on track and I'm feeling creatively inspired again. This last year has been one of my hardest but also the best to date. If you're familiar with Unscrippted, you'll already know that last year I moved from Perth, Australia to Los Angeles. The goal was to steer my career into entertainment and after a year of settling into a new country, finding apartments, traveling, making amazing new friends, exploring, knocking on doors, having days where I just didn't want to get out of bed followed by days where I couldn't wait to get out of bed... that figurative door finally opened. I can now breathe and take a good look back on the year and be proud of what it took to get here and grateful to the family and friends that helped me along the way.

    I'm now working in TV for a Hollywood studio and finding my inspiration from the creative world creep back in. With new life perspective and motivations, I'm rejuvenating Unscrippted to encompass not only my obsession of fashion and travel, but an incorporation of my life in entertainment and an exploration of the creative side that guided me into a relationship with photography, fashion and film. Bear with me, I'm still working out how to cohesively meld the three into something representative, but in the meantime I've put together some images with friend and photographer Peter Adams to give you an idea of the creative space I'm reaching for.

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    Location: Los Angeles, California


    Jumpsuit: Spell Designs - Hotel Paradiso Onsie


    Jewelry: Tiny Devotions


    Photography: Peter D. Adams Photography


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    FASHION / Bohemian Rhapsody Atop Malibu 

    Jordana Ripp : July 22, 2015 11:48 am : Fashion

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    It’s been a bit of a weird summer weatherwise – when I first arrived in LA it was Winter and it felt like Summer and  now it's Summer and Lady Luck can't decide whether it's Summer, Winter or the overcast tropics. About an hour after shooting this the clouds grew dark and it bucketed down torrentially for pretty much the rest of the day. Nevertheless it kinda set the mood for this Stevie Nicks-esque wayward wanderer feel piece. I won't ever get tired of that Malibu view (or negotiating the mountains in my skivvies with the threat of rain ;) ).

    Kimono: House of Harlow 1960 Janice Kimono


    Hat: Urban Outfitters Austen Teardrop Panama


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    Rings: Jessica Bratich


    Sunglasses: House of Harlow 1960 Chelsea Sunglasses


     


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    FASHION / Santa Monica Summer by the Wyndham Pool

    Jordana Ripp : July 15, 2015 9:54 am : Fashion

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    Last week I shared the photo diary from my escape to Wyndham Hotel in Santa Monica, which proved to be a much needed beachside break from city life. In the most ideal location, triangle-ing both the Santa Monica Pier and shopping mecca 3rd St Promenade, Wyndham offers all the modern luxe, convenience and service needed for the local weekender right through to families and the avid tourist.

    During my stay and between visits to the beach, lunches, local explores and shopping I managed to squish in a mini shoot by the pool in my new summer flamingo attire/dress from Reformation, wedges by Sbicca Footwear and clutch from my favourite Perth handbag label Jessica Bratich. AND because in hindsight I should have brought along some fun pool toys and cocktail recipes I've attempted to right this wrong by pairing my images with some epic Pinterest of what my next Wyndham poolside endeavors are likely to look like ;)

    To check out the review and highlights from my trip jump here, otherwise to get more information head over to their website and for local Santa Monica happenings and Wyndham updates you can follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

    Dress: Nashville Dress from Reformation


    Clutch: Cherie Clutch from Jessica Bratich


    Wedges: Cayenne from Sbicca Footwear


    Rings: Emma & Roe Love Stacks from Michael Hill Jewelers


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    INSTAGRAM MUSE / The Colorful World of Meagan Morrison

    Jordana Ripp : July 9, 2015 8:20 am : Fashion, Interview

    If you haven’t already heard of fashion illustrator Meagan Morrison and are motivated by all things color then make sure you head over to this girl's Instagram page for a happy dose of color therapy. Filled with her loves of fashion and travel, Meagan brings a whole new dimension to the illustrator tag, capturing catwalks and events across Europe, USA and wandering the world over to capture the cultural beauty of destinations including Morocco and Thailand.

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    Sharing three years of friendship, a love of travel, fashion and all things colorful, with often oceans between us, Meagan is someone I've truly admired from the get-go for having the courage to pursue her dreams and find success among them. Having worked in illustration and design for 6 years in New York, Meagan made the challenging decision to break away from the 9-5pm work life and further develop her own artistic brand - Travel Write Draw.

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    One of the first things she asked me when endeavoring to do this, was what I thought made her different from the rest. I told her, her personality. Not only was her work beautiful but her openness and happy demeanor always shone through in not only her work but her brand. It wasn't long after this that I met her in New York for Fashion Week and within weeks of establishing herself as a single entity, she had projects lined up with Lucky Magazine, Conde Nast Traveller, Calvin Klein, Rebecca Minkoff, Missoni (to name a few), new clients and travel opportunities on the horizon. Instagram found her during the aftermath of Fashion Week and featured her page, opening her audience wider and giving her a greater platform for which to publish her work.

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    Today, Meagan spends her time doing what she loves and has become one of my beacons of light whilst paving my own path.

    I caught up with Meagan between continent hopping to get her thoughts on life since the shift:

    You took a leap of faith to break out on your own and start working for yourself. What helped you make this decision?

    It was the culmination of many factors and I really just felt it in my gut. The full-time position I had been in for the past 18 months was no longer challenging or inspiring me. Also, I had worked really hard to amp up my social following on Instagram and rekindled my love for my blog. Eventually brands took notice and I had enough client work coming in to feel confident enough to leave. It was that "now-or-never" type of leap and I have not looked back since.

    What has been the best adventure/project you have worked on so far?

    It is honestly so difficult to choose!! I have had so many wild dreams come true this year, and I feel so incredibly grateful and fortunate. But if I had to pick one, I would say partnering with Conde Nast Traveler and Bermuda Tourism in December. When they originally pitched the project, I was up against a few other bloggers, but once I suggested illustrating my way through the island, they were sold, and that's how "Drawn to Bermuda" came to be. It was was the first time I was featured in a major publication as a traveling fashion illustrator and CNT has always been an aspirational client of mine from the time I started Travel Write Draw in September 2010. I practically built the blog with them in mind.

    Your artwork is always so vibrant with color, are you more drawn to subjects that display this vibrancy?

    Absolutely yes. I really can't help it either. I love to dress in color and print and I love to illustrate it too. It is just so fun for me and my heart races when I see the right combination of color, texture, and shape on a fashion figure.

    Do you have any fun summer projects coming up?
    I do indeed, and fortunately they all involve travel in one way or another.

    What you would tell anyone venturing to take their own leap of faith/next step/chance to chase their passions?

    I would say that only you have the answers. Only you know what is right for you. For me it came down to either taking a big risk to live a life I loved, or residing to a life that left me feeling unsatisfied. I couldn't settle for that. Your happiness is your responsibility so be proactive and go after what you want. It took me 6 years of being in NYC to get to the place I am today. It is always a work in progress so be patient with yourself and reasonable with your expectations. Dream big but start small. Slowly build towards your destination. It's not a sprint, it's a marathon, so if you're in it for the long haul, fall in love with the journey, and always, always be grateful for what you have already.

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    FASHION / Cowgirling Annie Oakley Style with Shop Tobi

    Jordana Ripp : June 25, 2015 12:59 pm : Fashion

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    Somewhere between girls night out and "Annie Git Your Gun" exists this look. Cowgirl-ing around the Getty hiking trails whilst kicking up dust and radiating some overexposed LA sun for this promo with online retailer Tobi, really isn't too bad a way to spend a Saturday! Picture perfect skies and one rad horse beaten track, I'm just missing the pony to complete the look ;)

    Dress: Erykah Dress from Tobi


    Wide Brim Fedora: Lack of Color


    Wristwear: Regalia Store


    Location: Getty Hiking Trails, Los Angeles


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    FASHION / “Hiking” with Tobi on a Summer’s Day

    Jordana Ripp : June 13, 2015 11:45 pm : Fashion

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    It’s kinda like being a kid again. LA has no shortage outdoor adventures and places to explore - especially if you like a view and don't mind working your butt off to get there... and the occasional bump or scrape to go with it. I generally don't attempt to hike in heels but I was kinda stuck between a rock and a hard place (pun literally intended) when it came to actually exploring this little stretch of earth-meets-sky AND getting some shots of what I'm pretty sure will become my uniform for summer.

    I'm a little in love with long sleeved maxi's at the moment, there's just something a bit more elegant about the shape than your standard maxi. Being summer I wouldn't normally gravitate to long sleeves but this Tobi piece is so light it's almost sheer. Going for a luxe retro/Rachel Zoe vibe, I managed to Bambi around with a tan Jessica Bratich clutch, big Hello Parry sunnies, some Michael Hill stackable rings and a Free People chocker to complete the look.

    The rest of the afternoon was spent exploring - mostly in sandals at this point (any images that don't show my feet, be assured I'm in sandals and  standing steadily upright only because I'm in slightly more terrain sensible footwear - the amount of shots I had to axe of me mid-fall is ridiculous). In the very last image, you can see three rounded peaks. On the middle one is where I ended up for the afternoon with a small picnic and an expansive blue view of cloud painted skies.

    Dress: Tobi


    Clutch: Jessica Bratich Label


    Rings: Michael Hill


    Sunnies: Hello Parry


    Chocker: Free People


    Shoes: Wittner


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    FASHION / #Bohemaid: Married to the Sea with Guess

    Jordana Ripp : May 31, 2015 12:48 am : Fashion

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