Steve Buscemi as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, Atlantic City’s corrupt treasurer and gangster
Atlantic City, January 1920 through August 1921
Series: Boardwalk Empire
Creator: Terence Winter
Costume Designer: John A. Dunn
Tailor: Martin Greenfield
To pay tribute to the return of Boardwalk Empire for its final season and recognize the current Gilt Groupe promotion that I’ll discuss, today’s post covers one of the most recognizable suits worn by the show’s protagonist, Enoch “Nucky” Thompson. Continue reading
Jon Hamm as Don Draper, vacationing Madison Avenue ad man
Hawaii, December 1967
Series: Mad Men
Episode: “The Doorway” (Episode 6.01)
Air Date: April 7, 2013
Director: Scott Hornbacher
Costume Designer: Janie Bryant
As June progresses, I hope many of you are starting to think about summer vacations.
Season six of Mad Men premiered on April 7, 2013 with “The Doorway”, a two-hour episode (technically two episodes aired consecutively, but whatever) set just after Christmas 1967.
When we first catch up with Don Draper again after the ten-month interseason hiatus, he is in Hawaii on a business vacation, sticking his feet in the sand with his bikini-clad wife Megan. Continue reading
To wrap up the week of weddings, BAMF Style presents the first post about a character who was an adaptation of a character who was based on the man who was likely behind the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.
So, yeah, logical choice for today once you wrap your brain around it.
Al Pacino as Tony Montana, aka “Scarface”, Cuban drug kingpin
Miami, Summer 1982
Release Date: December 9, 1983
Director: Brian De Palma
Costume Designer: Patricia Norris Continue reading
Ray Liotta as Henry Hill, New York mob associate and briefly-loyal husband
New York, Summer 1964
Release Date: September 19, 1990
Director: Martin Scorsese
Costume Designer: Richard Bruno
After years of introspection and deep, deep soul-searching, I have determined that Goodfellas is my favorite film. Thus, when my inevitable wedding day is here, I’ll invite every Peter, Paul, and Marie I know and get a huge bag ready for envelopes that better be filled with cash. I’ll also invite Joe Pesci, just for good measure. Continue reading
Hey, guys, remember how last year in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day we had the Week of Weddings? Well, it’s back with hopes of bringing you some of the more manly posts out there to have the word “wedding” in them.
Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Abagnale, Jr.,
aka “Frank Connors”, a young
doctor lawyer con artist
New Orleans, Summer 1966
Film: Catch Me If You Can
Release Date: December 25, 2002
Director: Steven Spielberg
Costume Designer: Mary Zophres Continue reading
In honor of today being my sister’s wedding day, I’m wrapping up the first season of Californication posts with…
Hank Moody at a wedding.
David Duchovny as Hank Moody, substance-abusing novelist and family man
Venice Beach, Fall 2007
Episode: “The Last Waltz” (Episode 1.12)
Air Date: October 29, 2007
Director: Scott Winant
Costume Designer: Peggy A. Schnitzer
A guy like Hank Moody doesn’t really need more than one suit. And when a guy like Hank Moody is looking for a suit, he’ll look no further than imitating the same look that worked for Steve McQueen, Samuel L. Jackson, and the cast of Reservoir Dogs.
It also helps that Hank dresses like a hitman to a wedding that he sincerely does not support. Continue reading
For the final entry of BAMF Style’s Week of Weddings, we’re examining one of the cinema’s most iconic characters.
I really hope you saw this one coming.
Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone, powerful Mafia boss and father of four
Long Island, NY, August 1945
Film: The Godfather
Release Date: March 15, 1972
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Costume Designer: Anna Hill Johnstone
You’ve come across the scene a million times, whether actually watching it, seeing photos, or hearing your friends quote it. And indeed it is one of the most quotable sequences in film history.
I’m gonna make him an offer he won’t refuse.