30 Fantastic Movie Costumes by the Legendary Edith Head
Costume Designer Edith Head's influence continues — immortalized both as a character in Pixar's The Incredibles, and today, as a Google Doodle tribute in honor of her 116th birthday. Name a classic film starring a female legend from the golden age of cinema, and she's likely felt the cool embrace of Edith Head's tape measure.-Shenwan W
1948 - I know it's not '50s technically, but it's iconic of the New Look
The Golden Age of Couture, Paris and London 1947-1957
‘Ecarlate’ cocktail dress by Christian Dior. Red silk grosgrain, Autumn/Winter 1955-6.
Simone D’Aillencourt 1959
Simone DAillencourt in a broad-shouldered pinafore of checks worn over a black sheath by Traina-Norell, photo by Nina Leen, 1959