Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's.

A blockbuster exhibition: Display of more than a hundred Hollywood costumes set to be a sell-out

iIn the category of "Best Movie Star Style Icon" is Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s costume by Hubert De Givenchy

"The budget for Elizabeth Taylor's costumes alone was $194,00, which calculates to roughly $1,440,000 today.  From elaborate ceremonial robes, to form fitting gowns (the costume designers took creative license with the period to emphasis the star's famous waist and bust), Taylor wore 65 separate complete looks for the film."

Cleopatra costume design by Renie Conley, Vittorio Nino Novarese and Irene Sharaff.

Roxie Hart-- Renee Zellweger in Chicago  I feel as though I relate to Roxie in that I daydream a lot and imagine myself on stage and things like that. My whole life is a daydream, as well as Roxie's.

A touch of Saturday Night Fever hits Hollywood Costume exhibition as curators track down Travolta's long lost white suit from the hit film

glamour by Renee Zellweger as 'Roxy Hart' - 2002 - Chicago - Mlle Great Dynamic Dance Photo shoot pose.

Hollywood Costume - History  Culture - Books  Media - The Met Store

Hollywood Costume

Hollywood Costume - History Culture - Books Media - The Met Store

In 1972 Liza Minnelli won the Best Actress Oscar for her role of Sally Bowles in Cabaret. The distinct style of the character soon became Minnelli's signature look, and she sported a short black bob, huge eyelashes and dark eye make-up throughout the decade. She topped off the look with a host of glamorous dresses from her close friend Halston, who designed all the costumes for her 1973 show Liza with a 'Z'.

Which Classic Hollywood Musical Star Are You?

In 1972 Liza Minnelli won the Best Actress Oscar for her role of Sally Bowles in Cabaret.

Edith Head vintage Hollywood fashion sketch / scarlet and red evening gown and cape.

Edith Head vintage Hollywood fashion sketch / scarlet and red evening gown and cape, from movie Lucy Gallant.

The infamous green “Curtains Gown”, worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind”, on display in the Hollywood Costume Exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The infamous Green Curtain Dress worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind”, on display in the Hollywood Costume Exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The golden age of Hollywood: costumes by Edith Head for Audrey Hepburn

Remembering Edith Head's Old Hollywood

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