Isla Fisher taps into high fashion

By Monica Corcoran<br>
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To tap into the psyche of a label fiend [in the film "Confessions of a Shopaholic", Fisher didn't trawl Rodeo Drive or Fred Segal for overzealous shoppers. Instead, she chose to view Rebecca Bloomwood as a deranged woman who assumes that her selfish actions are for the greater good. Fisher even developed a mantra: "I kept thinking of how in 'Streetcar Named Desire' Blanche DuBois says, 'I just wanted to make the world more beautiful.' " More often than not, as a woman, you don't get the opportunity to play someone who's flawed and carries the story." <a href="http://articles.latimes.com/2009/feb/08/image/ig-fisher08">Click here to continue reading this article.</a>

( Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times )

By Monica Corcoran

To tap into the psyche of a label fiend [in the film "Confessions of a Shopaholic", Fisher didn't trawl Rodeo Drive or Fred Segal for overzealous shoppers. Instead, she chose to view Rebecca Bloomwood as a deranged woman who assumes that her selfish actions are for the greater good. Fisher even developed a mantra: "I kept thinking of how in 'Streetcar Named Desire' Blanche DuBois says, 'I just wanted to make the world more beautiful.' " More often than not, as a woman, you don't get the opportunity to play someone who's flawed and carries the story." Click here to continue reading this article.

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