The Old Hollywood costume designer Travis Banton

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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

The fashion and Old Hollywood illustrator F. Earl Christy

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F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was a reknown American illustrator. He drew especially portraits of women (Pictorial review, American magazine, Modern Priscilla…) and realized illustrations of movie stars. Among the actresses he drew, there were Claudette Colbert, Carole Lombard and Shirley … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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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

Vanity Fair Hollywood issue photoshoots

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Each year, since 1995, the magazine Vanity Fair has realized stunning and glamorous photoshoots with actors and actresses who marked the year. Cate Blanchett (1998, 2001, 2005 and 2016) and Emma Stone (2010, 2013, 2017 and 2018) appeared several times. … Continue reading

The French vintage fashion designer Jacques Fath

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Jacques Fath (1912-1954) was a French fashion designer who marked Haute couture during the postwar period with Christian Dior and Pierre Balmain. He was an autodidacte, he didn’t do fashion studies. In 1937, he started his fashion business located at … Continue reading

The Italian vintage fashion House Sorelle Fontana

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Sorelle Fontana was an Italian Haute couture fashion house based in Rome. It was created in 1943 by the Fontana sisters (Micol Fontana, Giovanna Fontana and Zoe Fontana). In the 1950s, they launched a line of ready to wear. In … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood photographer George Hurrell

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George Hurrell (1904-1992) was an American photographer, famous for his portraits of Hollyood movie stars (Joan Crawford, Rita Hayworth, Bette Davis, Ava Gardner, Norma Shearer, Carole Lombard, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper…). He created glamour, sensual and magnificent photographs. From 1930 … Continue reading

The Met Gala in pictures

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The Met Gala, also known as “Costume Institute Gala” is a fashion event having been taken place since 1946, in the Metropolitan museum, New York. Each year, in May, the gala is organized to raise money for the Met’s Costume … Continue reading

Vintage Academy Awards in photos

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Since 1929, the Academy Awards (Oscars) have been given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize cinema excellence.