Quick post to highlight the wonderful Kailey's David Lynch inspired manicure. Please vote her in the ModCloth Marvelous Manicure Competition. Good luck, Kailey! xxx
In other news, another costume designer post will be up soon.
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Over the next few days I'll be posting my top 20 costume designers. Most are legendary, but I'd like to highlight a few lesser known designers whose work is particularly interesting and beautiful. I'll just post 5 at a time because of the number of photos involved, but I hope that you enjoy them. Please get in touch with your favourite costume designers!
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
I nearly fell asleep several times while watching this film. Only the costumes, Ioan Gruffudd and Clive Owen kept me in the cinema. I'm of the old-school of Arthurian legends, and this film wanders off in a different direction. But anyway, the costumes are pretty. They were designed by Penny Rose and I found some new photos of the archer dress and the wedding dress which Keira Knightley wore. Costumersguide have lots of photos from when they were on display at exhibitions and previous sales on prop store.
I also thought you might be interested in the costume maker's website - janelaw.co.uk. Her team have worked on many films and it's well worth looking through their gallery as the skill of the makers there is first class. Their King Arthur gallery is here.
More photos under the cut...
Monday, 25 June 2012
Elizabeth Taylor had her fair share of weddings and I've tried to collect photographs of her 9 (she had 2 ceremonies when she married Mike Todd) wedding dresses along with a brief summary of her 8 marriages. I'll take this opportunity to recommend a fairly new-ish book,"Elizabeth Taylor: Her Life in Style" by Susan Kelly. Her fashion sense was very much hit and miss, and this book gives a good overview. I really think that she was one of the best dressed women in the 50s. But anyway, back to her weddings, all will be revealed under the image-heavy cut.