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A blockbuster exhibition: Display of more than a hundred Hollywood costumes set to be a sell-out

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My Fair Lady Dress 1964    Audrey Hepburn’s iconic Ascot dress from My Fair Lady – Designed by legendary costume designer Cecil Beaton. (Warner Bros., 1964)

My Fair Lady Dress 1964 Audrey Hepburn’s iconic Ascot dress from My Fair Lady – Designed by legendary costume designer Cecil Beaton. (Warner Bros., 1964)

Marlene Dietrich, in Jean Louis. 1950s. Illusion gown. Jean Louis (born Jean Louis Berthault, 1907, Paris, - 1997, Palm Springs, California) was a French-born, Hollywood costume designer and an Academy Award winner for Costume Design.

Marlene Dietrich, in Jean Louis. 1950s. Illusion gown. Jean Louis (born Jean Louis Berthault, 1907, Paris, - 1997, Palm Springs, California) was a French-born, Hollywood costume designer and an Academy Award winner for Costume Design.

Edith Head (1897-1981) was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards. Head was known for her low-key working style and usually consulted extensively with the female stars with whom she worked. As a result she was a favorite among many of the leading female stars of the 1940s and 1950s such as Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley MacLaine, Anne Baxter, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, and Natalie Wood.

Edith Head (1897-1981) was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards. Head was known for her low-key working style and usually consulted extensively with the female stars with whom she worked. As a result she was a favorite among many of the leading female stars of the 1940s and 1950s such as Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley MacLaine, Anne Baxter, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, and Natalie Wood.

Edith Head: the genius behind so many beyond gorgeous and truly brilliant costumes in classic Hollywood films.

Google Celebrates Edith Head

Edith Head: the genius behind so many beyond gorgeous and truly brilliant costumes in classic Hollywood films.

The infamous green “Curtains Gown”, worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind”, on display in the Hollywood Costume Exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The infamous green “Curtains Gown”, worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind”, on display in the Hollywood Costume Exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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