Posts filed under "Costume Design & Film Fashion"

Top 5 Pre-Oscar Best Costume Films

Posted by Christina Stewart February 19, 2014 1 Comment 3936 views

There was no Oscar’s category for Best Costume until 1948, but there were a lot of great costumes before then. Here’s our top 5 Pre-Oscar Best Costume Films.

Top 5 Best Costume Oscar Winners

Posted by Christina Stewart February 12, 2014 0 Comment 4063 views

A look back at the Top 5 Best Costume Oscar Winners.

1948: Oscar’s First Best Costume Award

Posted by Christina Stewart February 5, 2014 1 Comment 4649 views

Christina Stewart takes a look back at Oscar’s First Best Costume Award.

“That Silly Little Dress” – The Seven Year Itch (1955)

Posted by Christina Stewart January 29, 2014 0 Comment 5974 views

Billy Wilder’s The Seven Year Itch is a lot of things, including funny and brilliant. But it’s always about “That Silly Little Dress.”

Oscar’s Best Achievement in Costume Design Nominations: 2013

Posted by Christina Stewart January 22, 2014 0 Comment 4612 views

Christina Stewart gives us a run down of Oscar’s Best Achievement in Costume Design Nominations for 2013.

Dietrich’s Furs

Posted by Christina Stewart January 15, 2014 0 Comment 6928 views

Fur may now be out of fashion, but Marlene Dietrich loved fur and used it to define her glamorous image for her entire career.

Billy Wilder’s Many Hats

Posted by Christina Stewart January 8, 2014 0 Comment 5709 views

Billy Wilder wore many hats, both in front of and behind the camera.

Happy New Year: Shall We Dance (1937)

Posted by Christina Stewart January 1, 2014 1 Comment 6258 views

Christina Stewart kicks off an exuberant new year with a look at Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Shall We Dance.

Holiday Favorite: White Christmas (1954)

Posted by Christina Stewart December 25, 2013 0 Comment 4486 views

Merry Christmas Everyone! White Christmas is one of my all-time favorite holiday films. It’s a sophisticated “let’s put on a show” type film, with an all-star cast including Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, and Rosemary Clooney. The Paramount film features witty dialogue, high quality production standards, and a lush color palette, thanks in part to […]

Erté’s Hollywood

Posted by Christina Stewart December 18, 2013 0 Comment 4069 views

Erté – Hollywood “It” boy and a name now synonymous with the Art Deco movement.

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