Princeton Insider – Oscar Inspired Gifts
The 88th Annual Academy Awards takes place this Sunday, February 28, 2016. The awards ceremony was first broadcast to radio in 1930 and televised in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries. This year’s ceremony will be held at the Dolby Theatre is Los Angeles and is hosted by comedian Chris Rock. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially called the Academy Award of Merit, which has become commonly known by its nickname, Oscar.
As an ode to the prestigious ceremony, Princeton Magazine has selected a series of unique products inspired by the nominees. To purchase, click on each product image.
Break a leg!
BEST PICTURE NOMINEES
The Big Short
Lighten up your suiting style with this wool crepe blazer. Stylish and versatile, the wool crepe fabric is a comfortable, fluid fabric that has a fine textural outlook for a subtle twist on suiting. Best of all: this fabric doesn’t wrinkle easily, so you can go from point A to point B, and still make a solid impression at the end of a long day. Contructed in our Bernard fit, this two-button blazer is fully lined, and features a slimmer waist and slightly fuller sleeves for optimal comfort and ease of movement. Pair it with its matching Bernard pant for the full suiting look. Available here in Midnight Blue. 100% wool crepe.
Your feet are in for a treat with these Qupid sandals! Athena-816ax features an open toe, strappy upper in tribal and geometric patterned fabric, two beautiful rhinestone straps adding lively detail, and finished with an adjustable ankle strap.
We’ve improved on a classic. The popular New Balance 990v3 men’s running shoe has been updated with an even lighter weight and ENCAP® midsole cushioning to power your strides.
BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl
This oblong is made from luxurious silk chiffon and features an allover tulip print. 28″ x 71″. Dry-clean. Made in Italy.
Bryan Cranston in Trumbo
Hand crafted Italian acetate frames and steel hinges. Glasses made with CR-39 or polycarbonate lenses (dependent on Rx)
Mr Tom Ford is rarely seen on the red carpet without a black bow tie, and this classic version means you can channel the dapper designer’s signature suave. It has been crafted in Italy from soft silk with a lustrous satin finish, perfect for adding polish to smart ensembles.
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Get lost in the magical underwater world of Johanna Basford with this best-selling coloring book. Suitable for all ages.