The actress shares with Elle Decor, some of the inspiration behind her up-and-coming lifestyle brand, Draper James. Check out!
For actress Reese Witherspoon, the idea of creating a lifestyle brand began with her new Nashville home. “I started looking around for little things that reminded me of Southern traditions, like monogrammed napkins and silver julep cups,” says the Hollywood A-lister. When she couldn’t find the perfect resource, she launched her own. Witherspoon’s new label, Draper James, provides one-stop shopping for her modern take on genteel Southern style, from eyelet dresses and pearl earrings to a sterling magnolia-shaped bowl by a Charleston silversmith. This fall, she’ll open a Draper James boutique in Nashville designed by Mark D. Sikes, who is also helping with her house. “We are aiming for that mix of traditional and contemporary that says, ‘I love where I am from, but I have also traveled the world,'” she says.
“The city has a sense of ease. It’s where I grew up, so I’m biased.”
2. CAFÉ DU MONDE’S COFFEE AND CHICORY BLEND
“I like to prepare it in a French press.”
3.THE WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
“An incredible jewel at the end of New York City’s High Line.”
4. ROYAL STAFFORDSHIRE TRANSFERWARE IN RED
“My grandmother gave me her set when she passed away. I keep it in a blue cabinet, so the red pops.”
(Video) “Old/New” Interview on Hot Pursuit
The brazilian site, AdoroCinema, interviewed Reese and Sofia at Hot Pursuit Premiere in Los Angeles and the video was published yesterday on their site. It’s very short but great as usual.
Reese to adapt “Napkin Notes” Memoir for the Screen
Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea’s Pacific Standard banner is developing a film adaptation for New Line of Garth Callaghan’s memoir Napkin Notes: Make Lunch Meaningful, Life Will Follow.
Witherspoon and Papandrea will produce “Napkin Notes,” which New Line optioned last September. Mike Binder, whose credits include “Black or White,” “Reign Over Me” and “The Upside of Anger,” has come on to adapt the script. Toby Emmerich, Andrea Johnston and Richard Brener are overseeing for New Line.
Callaghan’s book, published by HarperCollins, details how he began writing short inspirational notes on napkins to put in his daughter Emma’s lunchbox daily to connect with his daughter. The practice took on far more significance after Callaghan was diagnosed first with kidney cancer and subsequently received four other cancer diagnoses.
“Napkin Notes” is Pacific Standard’s ninth development project. Witherspoon and Papandea formed Pacific Standard in 2012 in order to remedy the absence of movies with female protagonists. They have since produced “Wild,” “Gone Girl” and “Hot Pursuit.”
The banner has been developing Jessica Knoll’s “Luckiest Girl Alive” at Lionsgate, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s “Ashley’s War” at Fox 2000, S.J. Watson’s thriller novel “Second Life” at Warner Bros. and Maureen Sherry Klinsky’s upcoming novel “Opening Belle” with an eye to Witherspoon starring in the Wall Street comedy. Pacfiic Standard is also developing an adaptation of the novel “Big Little Lies,” “The Engagements,” “Pennyroyal’s Princess Boot Camp” and “The Outliers.”
(Photos) “Hot Pursuit” Premiere and Photocall in Mexico City
After a few days having trouble accessing the site, I finally could! I apologize for the delay on the news but now the problems have been resolved. But let’s get to the news. Reese and Sofia attended the Hot Pursuit Premiere in Mexico City on June 23 and the next day at the Photocall. Thanks to Gabby, you can check out the pictures in our gallery.
Teen Choice Awards Nominations
The first wave of nominations for the upcoming 2015 Teen Choice Awards have been announced. Reese has been nominated in two categories. Check out:
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Blake Lively – The Age of Adaline
Britt Robertson – The Longest Ride
Felicity Jones – True Story/The Theory of Everything
Reese Witherspoon – Wild
Kristen Stewart – Still Alice
Chloe Grace Moretz – If I Stay
Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
Anna Kendrick – Pitch Perfect 2
Emma Stone – Aloha
Mae Whitman- The Duff
Raini Rodriguez – Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Reese Witherspoon – Hot Pursuit
Rebel Wilson – Pitch Perfect 2
The award ceremony air live on Sunday, August 16 at 8/7c on FOX.