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Olive Oyl Sighting at the Gold Coast Piazza

Olive Oyl is vacationing in Hong Kong now through August with her boyfriend, Popeye the Sailor Man. The “Summer Marine Discovery,” an impressive magical water world display, is located at Gold Coast Piazza, a scenic waterfront area along the beautiful Castle Peak Bay.

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Coordinated by LF Asia, this fun promotion features Popeye and Olive Oyl character sculpts and colorful backdrops for picture taking and character meet and greets. Young fans are given small Popeye-branded premiums, such as folders and stickers.
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Olive Looks: National Wear Red Day

In honor of Throwback Thursday and The Heart Truth’s Wear Red Day event tomorrow, I am posting a flashback of some of my favorite red outfits. These outfits appeared in an Olive Oyl-inspired fashion spread published in Elle Magazine.

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To learn more about The Heart Truth and Go Red For Women, visit The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s website for some life-saving heart health advice.
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RetroSpective Exhibit at The Museum at FIT

The Museum at FIT is currently showing an exhibition that examines the relationship between fashion and its own history. The exhibit is called RetroSpective, and it is on view at The Museum of FIT in New York City until November 16, 2013.

RetroSpective features examples from revivals of 1940s fashion, particularly from the 1970s, as well as designer adaptions of the styles popular in the 1950s and 1960s. The exhibition concludes with fashions that reference the last two decades of the twentieth century.
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