Look-of-the-Day

One of our favorite holiday movies is the 1945 classic Christmas in Connecticut, and for this Sunday post we’re featuring Barbara Stanwyck as a journalist posing as a housewife in the post-WWII film.  She plays Elizabeth Lane, a happily single girl from New York City, who pens a fake column about being a happy homemaker in the suburbs.  Renowned costume designer Edith Head outfitted Ms. Stanwyck for this screwball comedy.  Here, Elizabeth’s friend and chef Felix, played by S.Z. Sakall, shows her some kitchen basics while she dons a gingham dressed adorned with a clean white collar, but we all know she’d much rather be in her new mink coat in front of a typewriter instead…