Mel Brooks: Fashion Pioneer

Bet you never thought you'd read me blogging about fashion. Me, neither. But, here goes.

In 2001, I got to see Mel Brooks' The Producers on Broadway with the original cast. An indelible impression was made when the character of Roger DeBris (played by the inimitable Gary Beach) appeared in his evening gown.

Can't exactly say why, but I thought of that wonderful evening several times when watching tonight's Oscars®:

Of course, they all look wonderful in them.

No changes in the storm outlook. Back to that in the morning. 


  1. It gets better. The morning after fashion talking heads were all raving about the metallic dresses, some even with art deco design elements


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