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Click the Image Above to View the Entire Look Book of Elizabeth Mason Couture. You may also download the Look Book from Blurb.com for future viewing. Elizabeth Mason Couture, specializing in fine custom couture evening and cocktail fashion for all your special events, charity galas, Red Carpet appearances, and weddings. Perfect for the Mother of The Bride or Groom as well as custom bridal wear. Contact us directly for your private consultation.

 

Concours D’Elegance”, Greystone Mansion Vintage Couture Fashion Show

Concours D’Elegance”, Presented by Elizabeth Mason, for The Paper Bag Princess. A Fabulous Vintage Couture Fashion Show in the formal gardens  at Greystone Mansion.

Elizabeth Mason Couture Bridal Designs available at The Paper Bag Princess, Beverly Hills, and on 1stdibs.com.

Please call 310 385-9036 for a free consultation.

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‘Drama Queens on the Greens’, Vintage Fashion Show for The Arizona Theatre Company

Arizona Theatre Company

‘Drama Queens on the Greens’

Costume Designers from the Silver Screen Era

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Elizabeth Mason and The Paper Bag Princess’ Private Collection

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Arizona Fashion Show


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Arizona Private Trunk Show



Westlake Fashion Show

Elizabeth Mason Present’s Elizabeth Mason Spring/Summer 2008 Collection for the National Charity League, Luncheon at The Four Seasons’ Ballroom, Westlake Village, California. Styled by Emma Trask, Directed by Ron Cobert.

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Westlake Fashion Show

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Ayelet Zurer Wearing Elizabeth Mason Couture at Angels And Demons World Premiere in Rome and Japan

A personal message from Ayelet Zurer
“Dear Elizabeth
At last I am back home and so happy. The travels where very exiting and crazy and glamorous and unforgettable!
I have received so many compliments on the dresses you designed for me it was unbelievable, the first pink got a huge HHHHHHHaaaaa from the photographers when I stepped out on the red photo-call carpet, and the white gown was outstanding! I saved the ‘Butterfly Dress’ for the Los Angeles Times story, I hope you’ve seen that.
I wanted to thank you again for all the work and details that you put into the press tour, I will be in debt to you.
I hope you are pleased and happy with the pictures.
See you soon, much love.
Ayelet Zurer. ”

For Immediate Release
Thursday May 7, 2009, Press clippings:
An Angelic Vision in White, AYELET ZURER wearing Elizabeth Mason Couture at the World Premiere of Angels And Demons, Rome, Monday, May 4, 2009

Ayelet Zurer in Elizabeth Mason Couture white silk gown at the Angels and Demons World Premiere in Rome, Monday, May 4th. 2009

Ayelet Zurer in Elizabeth Mason Couture white silk gown at the Angels and Demons World Premiere in Rome, Monday, May 4th. 2009

“Ayelet was relied upon to add glamour to the red carpet of the world premiere in Rome, and didn’t disappoint. She wowed the crowds wearing a white silk Elizabeth Mason Couture gown, with a mermaid hem. The unique low-cut dress was belted, with a stand up collar.”
Red Carpet Fashion Awards

“Rome, Italy (PRWEB) May 14, 2009 — Angels and Demons star Ayelet Zurer captivates the Fashion World and steals the show on the red carpet. Israel’s hottest superstar shined the brightest when she joined co-stars Tom Hanks & Ewan McGregor at the world-premiere of the highly anticipated sequel to The Da Vinci Code’s, Angels and Demons.”

“When ‘Angels & Demons’ hits theaters this Friday, award-winning Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer is set to become a household name— if you can pronounce it! She’s already made an impression on us with her fashion choices. This white halter mermaid-shaped gown fits her like a glove. We also love the belt—a cool detail you never really see on a red-carpet dress.”
The Pink Elizabeth Mason Couture, “This is our favorite color – shocking pink – and Ayelet has the ideal skin tone for it. Plus, her platform cutaway sandals (Charlotte Olympia Maxine) are beyond amazing.” The Thread, Star Style And Celebrity Trends

“Zurer stole the show last night from A-Listers Tom Hanks and Ewan McGregor at the World Premiere of Angels And Demons in Rome.”

Zurer captivated fans as she arrived wearing a plunging, white, halter-neck dress, before posing for photographs alongside fellow members of the cast.”

Zurer showed off her toned figure in a form-fitting halterneck dress, giving the star-studded screening a much needed injection of glamour”

“Her chic outfit was a welcome contrast to the sea of suits worn by co-stars Tom Hanks and Ewan McGregor at the Auditorium Parco Della Musica.”

“Glamming up: Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer added a feminine touch to the red carpet of the world premiere of the Angels & Demons film in Rome”

Contemporary Fashion designer and Vintage Couture Purveyor, Elizabeth Mason www.thepaperbagprincess.com created an entire wardrobe for Ms. Zurer’s press and red carpet turns for the film. The actress and her celebrity stylist Emma Trask worked together, with Ms. Mason creating an effortless wardrobe of contemporary and vintage cocktail dresses and gowns, as well as selecting the complimenting jewelry, shoes, hair and make-up for each of the actress’ premieres and personal appearances to promote the film.

Press inquiries contact Susan Ashbrook: Email susan.ashbrook@filmfashion.com

Additional Photos From Rome The Premiere, Ayelet in Elizabeth Mason Couture white silk gown.

Additional Photos From The Japan Premiere, Aylete in Vintage Haute Couture, Christian Dior, Elizabeth Mason, Private Collection.

Additional Photos From The Rome Photo Call, Aylete in Elizabeth Mason Couture.

“Israeli Star Soars in Howard Flick”, The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind. (Los Angeles Times Article)

Eyelet Zurer in Elizabeth Mason Couture, Blue Silk strapless with black jet beaded butterflies

Eyelet Zurer in Elizabeth Mason Couture, Blue Silk strapless with black jet beaded butterflies

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“Ayelet Zurer is an antihero for ‘Angels & Demonds’,” Los Angeles Times

Ayelet Zurer in Elizabeth Mason Couture Pink Silk Dress at The Photo Call For Angels and Demons, Rome

Ayelet Zurer in Elizabeth Mason Couture Pink Silk Dress at The Photo Call For Angels and Demons, Rome

Ayelet Zurer in Haute Couture Christian Dior Circa 1988 From Elizabeth Mason's Private Collection

Ayelet Zurer in Haute Couture Christian Dior Circa 1988 From Elizabeth Mason’s Private Collection

Ayelet Zurer In Elizabeth Mason Couture White Silk Gown at The World Premiere of Angels And Demons, Rome

Ayelet Zurer in Elizabeth Mason Couture, White Silk Gown at The World Premiere of Angels And Demons, Rome

The 'RED CARPET FASHION AWARDS', May 8, 2009, Ayelet Zurer Wearing Elizabeth Mason Couture

The ‘RED CARPET FASHION AWARDS’, May 8, 2009, Ayelet Zurer Wearing Elizabeth Mason Couture

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Elizabeth Mason Couture Featured in the Los Angeles Times Magazine

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Laura Leighton in Elizabeth Mason Couture at the Premiere Party for the new Melrose Place

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Actress Maria Bello Receives The Spirit Award For Style And Substance

Maria Bello, The Spirit Award For Style and Substance

Actress Maria Bello receiving  The Spirit Award For Style And Substance at Downtown Los Angeles Fashion Week on October 15th 2009.  The Spirit Award was founded by Elizabeth Mason, with a scholoarship generously underwritten by Michael Bruno of 1stdibs.com.

“Maria Bello has the style and beauty of Grace Kelly, the sense of purpose of Audrey Hepburn and the heart and soul of Mother Teresa.” EMM

Gown: ‘Maria’ by Elizabeth Mason Couture

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Actress Maria Bello Receives The Spirit Award For Style And Substance

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Vintage Tribute to Valentino by Elizabeth Mason

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Elizabeth Mason’s Wraps are Sensational on the Runway

Elizabeth Mason Couture Red Silk Wrap

Elizabeth Mason Couture Red Silk Wrap

“Included in the show were pieces from Mason’s own line, Elizabeth Mason Couture, such as red silk taffeta wraps, and some VERY fitted (like a glove!) siren gowns (Maria Bello was wearing one). I can’t imagine the knee sweep (Advanced Fashion School terminology, sorry kiddies) on them but trust me, these are gowns to stand and hold Martinis in–not to sit. Which is how it should be!” Nick Verreos


Elizabeth Mason’s Valentino Inspired Show, Simply Click to Play

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left-launchicon-hp-launchClick here to visit our Haute Couture and Designer Vintage Listings on 1STDIBS.com
All items may be viewed in person by special request in our Couture Salon at The Paper Bag Princess, Beverly Hills.

Please contact us to schedule an appointment at the boutique.
We are presently seeking high-end couture and designer vintage to be featured in our exclusive offerings on 1STDIBS.com
You may contact us through our website, or telephone us directly at 310 385-9036
We look forward to serving you soon.

Shop Our Selected Contemporary and Designer Fashions on EBAY 24/7.

We are ALWAYS OPEN !

 

 

 

 

Click the Image Above to View the Entire Look Book of Elizabeth Mason Couture. You may also download the Look Book from Blurb.com for future viewing. Elizabeth Mason Couture, specializing in fine custom couture evening and cocktail fashion for all your special events, charity galas, Red Carpet appearances, and weddings. Perfect for the Mother of The Bride or Groom as well as custom bridal wear. Contact us directly for your private consultation.

 

Concours D’Elegance”, Greystone Mansion Vintage Couture Fashion Show

Concours D’Elegance”, Presented by Elizabeth Mason, for The Paper Bag Princess. A Fabulous Vintage Couture Fashion Show in the formal gardens  at Greystone Mansion.

Elizabeth Mason Couture Bridal Designs available at The Paper Bag Princess, Beverly Hills, and on 1stdibs.com.

Please call 310 385-9036 for a free consultation.

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The Poorly Developing Adhd Brain

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These findings are consistent with other brain imaging studies on ADHD children that show an inability to utilize prefrontal regulation of the brain, which is known to be associated with focus. This new study shows that the problem is occurring during development. This means changing the problem is best addressed while the brain is developing.

A major new aspect in the paradigm of mental health is emerging. Problems with cognitive function and multiple mental health issues involve one or more key areas of the brain simply not able to make click this website functional connections in the proper way.

It is likely that brain inflammation is at the source of the problem which could be coming from multiple sources including chemicals in food, poor quality food, GMO-alteration of food, pollution, stress, environmental instability, immunizations, epigenetic factors, and anything else capable of inducing an inflammatory state of affairs capable of disturbing brain function and inducing wear and tear to brain structure.

On the positive side, aerobic exercise is a major rejuvenator of brain structure. Anyone with a child who is at all questionable should keep their child active and spend considerable time on physical activity, hobbies, crafts, and learning any new physical skill. These forms of exercise stimulate new nerve connections to form. Nutrients that help build healthy brain cells, help build BDNF, and help promote synaptic plasticity are of paramount importance to helping resolve this problem. These nutrients include DHA, pantethine, phosphatidylserine, magnesium, and blueberries.

If the ADHD issue, no matter how small or large, can share this site be effectively improved during the developmental years of the brain then the person will have a more stable brain as an adult. Even so, adults with issues can still make improvement ?it will just take longer. This is a far different approach to using speed-like meds to force the brain to focus. These drugs are actually pro-inflammatory to the brain and will have the long-term effect of burning out brain www.topelevenhackcheats.net/topelevenhack/ structure, not making connections with structural integrity.

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The Positives And Negatives Of Pond Dredging

It’s a fact that over time a pond can change. The sides can begin to cave in and landscape features such as islands and small outcroppings can begin to be diminished. Of course the only real solution to these and share here other problems that can arise in a pond is pond dredging but can there be negative effects of pond dredging as well?

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Increase Pond Volume With Pond Dredging

Also, pond dredging is one of the best methods for increasing the overall volume of a pond, thus creating more room for the fish that are contained in it. A larger more voluminous pond is far more able to support a wider diversity of wildlife in and around it.

Effecting Overall Biology In a Pond

However; if not done carefully, pond dredging can have an adverse effect on some ponds. For instance, pond check more dredging can adversely effect the general biological diversity of a pond if it is not done correctly. This is particularly the case when large amounts of bottom dwelling organisms are removed and the bottom left bare.

Releasing Contained Contaminates

Also pond dredging can lead to the release of large amounts of sediment into a pond that can harm or kill fish and destroy breeding areas. Still one more thing to consider is that contaminants that have remained contained in the bottom of a pond can be released by pond dredging and harm the biology of a pond once they do become freed up in the pond water.

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The Real Brain Game: Harnessing Neuroplasticity to Improve Our Mental Equipment And Brains Fitness

In preparation for the new season of National Geographic’s Brain Games, their producers asked me to participate in a virtual roundtable around this thought-provoking question:

“Do you think individuals can train their brain to respond in a particular way to certain situations, or do you think our brain’s innate “startle response” is too hardwired to alter?”

My short answer: Yes, we can train our brains.

My long answer: Not only we can, but we SHOULD train our brains to respond share here in particular ways to certain situations. That’s why we have a human brain to begin with…

At the core, the question above goes back to the old “Nature vs. nurture” debate. It’s pretty clear by now that both matter. As the growing field of epigenetics has shown, genes and lifestyles interact with each other.

The idea that we are genetically “hardwired” for many behaviors is deeply misleading. Yes, we are born with many predispositions, but how those are expressed depend on our lifelong experiences, thoughts, feelings and decisions. We are ALWAYS training our brains, for good or for bad.

The range of possibility–while certainly not unlimited–is much larger than previously thought. The new fundamental understanding is “cells that fire together wire together.” The brain never stops changing through learning (this is called “brain plasticity”). And the brain, and the mind that emerges from it, is of course the driver of behavior.

The Brain Games TV program explores multiple examples of how learning changes your brain, such as what happens to the brains of taxi drivers, musicians and experienced meditators…including how brain training can take over the innate “startle response” and others.

Why does this matter? Why SHOULD we figure out ways to better train our brains and harness our human potential?

Several years ago I had the opportunity to visit Oslo’s Nobel Peace Center. Exposed to so love here many inspiring stories by Prize Winners, it struck me what a beautiful example they provide of our power to transcend our genes and even our “memes” (cultural and environmental influences, as coined by biologist Richard Dawkins).

See this powerful paragraph by Dawkins, in his influential book The Selfish Gene:

“The point I am making now is that, even if we look on the dark side and assume that individual man is fundamentally selfish, our conscious foresight-our capacity to simulate the future in imagination- could save us from the worst selfish excesses of the blind replicators. We have at least the mental equipment to foster our long-term selfish interests rather than merely our short-term ones…We have the power to defy the selfish genes of our birth and, if necessary, the selfish memes of our indoctrination. We can even discuss ways of deliberately cultivating and nurturing pure, disinterested altruism-something that has no place in nature, something that has never existed before in the whole history of the world. We are built as gene machine and cultured as meme machines, but we have the power to share this website turn against our creators. We, alone on earth, can rebel against the tyranny of the selfish replicators.”

Please notice these fragments…

– “conscious foresight-our capacity to simulate the future in imagination

– “our “mental equipment to foster our long-term selfish interests rather than merely our short-term ones”

– “ways of deliberately cultivating and nurturing pure, disinterested altruism”

What if we can train and expand that “mental equipment”? What if haydayhackcheatss.net we are witnessing the birth of a new “brain fitness” culture and toolkit, combining old meditative and cognitive techniques with new digital platforms, to help us improve imagination, working memory, emotional self-regulation, altruism, and more?

Shouldn’t we find ways to adopt them, in our schools, our workplaces, our lives, and become better and happier human beings?

In my mind, that’s the real brain game. To find ways to harness our brain’s lifelong neurogenesis (creation of new neurons) and neuroplasticity (how the brain changes itself responding to experience) to lead happier, fuller lives.

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