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Two hollywood people now forgotten.

Edith Head was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards, starting with The Heiress and ending with The Sting.

She was a head to be reckoned with.  60 more words


Beja von Bis: The need of Sequins

Beja von Bis: The need of Sequins

“Some people need sequins, others don’t”  – Edith Head

(Photo by Beja, Waterlooplein, 2014)


Legendary Costume Designer Profiled on CBS News Sunday Morning

“We have a uniform…simple, elegant, impeccable. Dress shabbily, they notice the dress.  Dress impeccably, they notice the woman.”–Sigourney Weaver to Melanie Griffith in the 1988 Mike Nichols’ film, … 1,135 more words


Hollywood Costume Exhibit Report (Finally...)

Well, The Hollywood Costume Exhibit, in L.A. through March 2nd, 2015, is a whole lot of fun.

Housed in the soon-to-be renovated site of the new  1,073 more words

American Look

Notes from Larry McQueen, the Costume Collector

From Larry McQueen’s files:  Kim Novak in “Vertigo” designed by Edith Head.

Having the rabbit pin re-created for the green sweater skirt outfit. 589 more words

Re-creative Jewelry

Roman Holiday

This classic romantic comedy is as much fun today as it was when the film was first released in 1953. It is built around two lies of identity told to each other by the main characters so that they can spend a day together in Rome. 968 more words

Movie Reviews

Happy Birthday Edith Head

Today is the 117th birthday of the woman who made more influence on mid-century fashion than all the fashion designers of the time combined:  Edith Head… 462 more words