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October 28: Happy Birthday Julia Roberts and Jane Alexander

Julia Roberts is 49 today.  She had a rapid rise to stardom.  Although her first feature film appearance was the poorly-received Satisfaction, she then attracted favorable notices for her role in… 1,348 more words

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Artist of the moment.......Edith Head

Edith Head was a world renown American dress maker. Edith Head was born in San Bernardino, California in the year 1897.

Head earned a B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. 287 more words

Fashionable History: Edith Head

I love fashion but I love fashion history even more. That’s all I read about lately and I’m even taking a class, which I’ve mentioned before… 642 more words


Fashionable Quote of the Week by Edith Head

Lately my head has been full of Edith Head (1897-1981). I went a little overboard with research on the Hollywood costumer for my class –  Fashion Icons of the Twentieth Century. 196 more words


The Dress Doctor Part 2

Last week, I reviewed the book I bought at an estate sale,  “The Dress Doctor” by Edith Head.  Miss Head won 8 Oscars for costume design, and dressed most of the leading ladies in Hollywood movies in the 1930s through the 1960s. 860 more words

Looking Back

The Dress Doctor by Edith Head

I noticed a book at an estate sale with a dress form on the cover, picked it up, and discovered I had a first edition copy dated 1959 of the book “The Dress Doctor” by Edith Head.  704 more words