The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman was a 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 : Rafter … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Vera West

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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”.

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

The Golden Globes in photos

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Since 1944, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have rewarded the cinema and TV excellence through the Golden Globes.

The French vintage fashion designer Jacques Heim

Jacques Heim (1899-1967) was a famous French fashion designer. He founded his own couture house in 1930. In 1936, he launched young outfits with the Jeunes Filles collection to target a new audience. In addition of the clothes, Jacques Heim … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Jean Louis

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The French Jean Louis Berthault (1907-1997) called “Jean Louis” was a Hollywood costume designer who dressed many movie stars but particulary the fabulous Rita Hayworth. The strapless black gown he had done for Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” marked cinema history. … Continue reading