Posts tagged with "Adrian"

Gowns by Adrian!

Posted by Christina Stewart May 22, 2013 2 Comments 19541 views

Adrian was the first designer to use “Gowns by…” as a film credit. He was Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s head costume designer from 1928 to 1941. During this time he worked on over 250 films, designing outfits for some of Hollywood’s most beautiful and glamorous leading ladies. Adrian made Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Jean Harlow, Norma Shearer, and […]

Costume Designers in Hollywood’s Golden Age

Posted by Christina Stewart March 18, 2013 4 Comments 25213 views

Adrian! Orry-Kelly! Travis Banton! Edith Head! Walter Plunkett! These names conjure up images of glittery, shimmery, and glamorous movie stars wearing the most beautiful creations ever to grace the silver screen. These designers created the iconic images of Joan Crawford’s shoulder pads, Bette Davis’s red antebellum gown, Marlene Dietrich’s feathers, Dorothy Lamour’s sarong, and Vivien […]

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