Fab actress Michelle Monaghan was caught looking quite charming at the Hollywood Costume exhibit event in a cream, tea-length dress from Dolce & Gabbana's Fall 2014 collection. In my opinion, the best part of this midi dress was the key print! I believe it adds that little bit of "uumph". Am I...

photo by Cecil Beaton Tuesday marked the last day of this semester's Fashion Publishing class, and to change it up we went to see the "Cecil Beaton: The New York Years" show at the Museum of the City of New York. Beaton, a British born photographer and designer, was shooting portraits of...

The "Bright Young People" as photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1926 I'll be particularly looking forward to hearing the talk on Beaton as curator being delivered by Amy de la Haye, which presents research I have helped to generate in the form of 3d modelmaking. I am also extremely keen to...

Watching the BBC's Upstairs Downstairs I especially enjoyed the scene where the cook, hearing Cecil Beaton is in the house, sneaks up for a peek and ends up having her portrait taken by the man himself. While I am still engrossed in the glamour of the past I thought we could spend some...

From October 20th this year until January 27th 2013, the Victoria and Albert museum in London is displaying the Hollywood Costume exhibition, which is sponsored by the one and only Harry Winston. See, you know it's going to be good already! The very exciting fashion exhibit will showcase...

The Hollywood Costume exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum, showcase over 130 of the most iconic costumes from over a century of film-making. There are costumes from films such as 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' or 'Gone with wind'. The exhibition explores the central role of costume design...

I have been getting excited about seeing the V&A's Hollywood Costume exhibition since it was announced earlier this year. I just couldn't wait to see Audrey Hepburn's dress and pearls from Breakfast at Tiffany's, all the marvellous creations of costume designer Edith Head, as well as getting...

It's breathtaking to be standing so close to such important fashion history! One of my favorite costumes on display was Marilyn Monroe's classic white dress from Seven Year Itch second only to Scarlet's dress made from the drapes. The Hollywood Costume Exhibit continues at the V&A until...

An amazing exhibit about Hollywood costume design opens today at the Victorian and Albert Museumin London. The extensive production shows archival costumes from classic Charlie Chaplin to the futuristic Avatar. Not only do you get to see the costumes themselves, you get to examine the process...

Have you seen Hollywood Costume, either in Los Angeles or at another venue? What did you think? How did it differ from my experience in L.A.? What were your favourite pieces or aspects of the exhibition? Please share your thoughts in the comments. Or if you have an event or exhibition you...

 

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