It’s been over a year since the Underwoods graced devices with new House of Cards episodes—and what a year it’s been. Season four of the Netflix drama premiered March 6, 2016—back when the real-life presidential election was still churning along.
The fifth season is out on Tuesday, May 30 and if you’re having a hard time remembering what nefarious deeds happened in real life and which were perpetrated by Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) and Claire Underwood (Robin Wright), we’re here to help.
Also, while we’re talking about it, we’re still not OK with you doing this to us on a Tuesday, Netflix.
[Said in our best Frank Underwood impression]: Let’s catch up, shall we?
Did this jog your memory? Good, now get watching.
House of Cards season five is now streaming on Netflix.
Published at Tue, 30 May 2017 14:09:45 +0000
Funny girls don’t always get their style cred.
Tina Fey, Amy Schumer, Ellen DeGeneres…they’re not exactly fashion plates. That’s not to say they don’t have a distinct sense of style either. The host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, for example, is known for her preppy meets androgynous meets relaxed ensembles. Ellen will wear a crisp Oxford button-up with a bomber jacket or a plaid tee with a suit tailored to perfection. And whether she’s hosting the Oscars or performing in her upcoming Netflix stand-up special, the 59-year-old comedian is always wearing sneakers. It’s kind of her thing.
“If you’ve seen me in the 1970s and ’80s, you’ll agree with me that my style has gotten better. But also that’s more confidence too,” she told Footwear News. “I got more comfortable in dressing in the way I want to dress instead of what I think I’m supposed to dress like. That’s what is great about fashion. It should be your own unique, individual expression.”
With her own shoe line, ED by Ellen DeGeneres, it’s no wonder the TV personality covered FN’s “Women in Power” issue. Joined in the issue by 15 other female designers and executives, including Sophia Webster, Libby Edelman and Jimmy Choo’s Sandra Choi, Ellen shared her accomplishments on the fashion front.
On Her Proudest Fashion Moment: “Wearing the Björk swan dress when I was hosting the Emmys in 2001.”
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On Her Design Process: “We basically took everything that I like to wear, and then if I see things that I’m inspired by, I take pictures and show them this is what I want. With everything — whether it’s shoes, clothing or furniture. It’s a collaboration.”
On Other Influential Women: “Obviously Oprah. Where she came from and her life and what’s she accomplished is pretty amazing. Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Rosa Parks and whoever the woman is who invented Spanx. We have to thank her.”
Most Significant Milestone: “The Presidential Medal of Freedom is a pretty big deal, but also being the first woman on the show for Johnny Carson to call me over and to sit down. Getting married and marrying my wife was a big moment in my life. I’m blessed with lots of answers to that question.”
To read the full story, head over to Footwear News.
Published at Tue, 30 May 2017 14:00:00 +0000