Travis Banton (1894-1958) was an American costume designer at the Paramount. He dressed hollywood stars such as Carole Lombard, Rita Hayworth, Jean Arthur, Claudette Colbert and Marlene Dietrich. He worked with Carole Lombard and Marlene Dietrich for many movies. He … Continue reading →
Bernard Newman (1903-1966) was an American costume designer working for the studio RKO. He dressed famous actresses such as Ginger Rogers, Jean Arthur and Irene Dunne. He collaborated particulary with Ginger Rogers. He created gowns for nine of her movies … Continue reading →
One of the pleasures to watch a movie is the costumes. My Favourite costume designers are Edith Head (“Sabrina”, “Rear window”, “To catch a thief”), Jean Louis (“Gilda”), Irene Sharaff (Cleopatra), Adrian (“The Ziegfeld girl”), Daniel Orlandi (“Down with love”), … Continue reading →
Vera West (1898-1947) was an American costume designer who worked at Universal (1924-1947). She was specialized in horror and dark movies. She designed the famous black gown worn by Ava Gardner in the movie “The killers”.
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 … Continue reading →
Watching the tv show “Pushing daisies” is a delight namely for the colorful, retro and creative costumes designed by Robert Blackman. “Pushing daisies” tells the story of “a pie-maker (Ned), with the power to bring dead people back to life, who … Continue reading →
Joanna Johnston is a costume designer mainly know for her work on the movies “The man from U.N.C.L.E” directed by Guy Ritchie (2015), “Impossible mission – Rogue Nation” by Christopher McQuarrie (2015) and “The boat that rocked” by Richard Curtis … Continue reading →
Jacqueline Durran is a British costume designer known for the Joe Wright’s movies “Atonement” (2007), “Pride and prejudice” (2005) and “Anna Karenina” (2012). The splendid emerald green silk gown worn by Keira Knightley in “Atonement” had been voted “Best Costume … Continue reading →