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Grace Kelly wore in her role in the film 'Rear

Amazing Grace: Fifties icon's timeless style is celebrated as spectacular wardrobe is displayed for the first time

Edith Head
Rear Window costume design sketch

Head’s deigns played to Kelly’s strong suits, a small waist and petite shoulders and hid her lesser assets, namely her small chest.

This is the last of four vintage Edith Head sketches for actress Grace Kelly and the second costume design for "To Catch a Thief." This black and white ensemble was multi-purpose, but meant primarily for the beach.  All four sketches came to auction together. I don't know the results, but the estimate was that each sketch would bring £6,000 – £8,000.

Edith Head's original sketches of Grace Kelly, for Alfred Hitchcock are up for auction

Ms Hepburns Closet: Graceful Grace Kelly and Inspired Patterns

I recently watched Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock and To Catch a Thief featuring the beautiful Grace Kelly. Both movies are not only intrig.

Grace Kelly                                                                                                                                                                                 もっと見る

Grace Kelly wearing gown by Edith Head for the 1955 film To Catch A Thief Photo from Corbis Archive