The Old Hollywood costume designer Irene Sharaff

Irene Sharaff (1910-1993) was an American costume designer who was nominated for 15 Academy Awards. She worked mainly as a free-lance ; she worked only 4 years for studios. From 1943 to 1945, she worked under contract at MGM, and from 1946-1948, she was at RKO. She is mainly known for her work for “An American in Paris”, “Brigadoon”, “The King and I”, “Cleopatra”, “Funny girl”, West Side Story” and “Hello Dolly”.

“An American in Paris” (1951) starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron :

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