Sadly on this 11th day of February 2012 we learned that Whitney Houston died.
Our thoughts, and prayers, go out to her family - her loved ones - and her friends.
Her passing is yet another reminder that life truly is an ordained gift that never guarantees quality of and/or length of and time. It is within these "breaking news worldwide moments" that I hope others will (a) pay their proper respect and (b) on a personal level seek out those in which they love - care about - argued with - etc and let them know just how much they mean to you. Only through self motivation, and being truly humble, can inner peace be achieved.
To those who now, and will most assuredly in the future, re-enact and critique the last day/years of Whitney Houstons life…Read more >
To Elvis Presley Fans Worldwide Bill Belew is known, and held in high esteem, as the “man who designed Elvis’ jumpsuits”. But, in fact Elvis’ infamous jumpsuits were the end result of the collaboration between Bill Belew and Gene Doucette that produced many of Elvis’ most popular stage outfits as well as Elvis’ personal wardrobe from 1968 until (sadly) Elvis’ death on August 16, 1977.
While Bill Belew was a graduate of the Parsons School of Design, in New York, Gene Doucette was born in Brooklyn New York and was a “self taught” artist who recalled that he had been drawing since “the time I could hold a pencil”.
Bill Belew had decided to go into the costume design profession after taking the advice of the legendary singer Josephine Baker. Bil…Read more >