Posts tagged with "Edith Head"

Edith Head: Hollywood’s Material Girl

Posted by Bennett O'Brian October 28, 2013 1 Comment 6454 views

In 2011, ever-replenishing crowds gathered to see the exhibit ‘Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess’ and demand was so great in Toronto that hours had to be extended at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. It’s likely that many of the attendees viewed these carefully preserved gowns thinking only of the fairy tale marriage and premature […]

Costume Designers in Hollywood’s Golden Age

Posted by Christina Stewart March 18, 2013 4 Comments 26923 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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