12 Gifts for Christmas – Day 8




Hollywood Costume Design Books

It’s Christmas and with all those parties to go to what better time to embrace your glamorous side, and really go to town on dressing up.  And if you need inspiration, look no further than Hollywood and the women who really knew how to dress to impress.  There are a host of books out there which chronicle the magic that those movie godesses – and talented designers who clothed them, such as Edith Head and Adrian – conjured up on the silver screen.

1384267dressed-a-century-of-hollywood-costume-design-cover-x425So whether you’re looking for a more in depth ‘serious’ look at the subject in a book like Costume Design In the Movies by Elizabeth Leese, or simply something to curl up with and fantasise over after Christmas dinner, like the coffee table tome Dressed: A Century of Hollywood Costume Design by legendary costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis, there is something out there to suit everyone’s taste.  Dream on ……….






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