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Debbie Reynolds Costume Auction: Marilyn Goes for $4.6 Million!

$ 4,600,000 for Marilyn Monroe’s ‘subway’ dress was only just one mega bid of many. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Coral Top and Skirt

This coral pink ensemble encompasses and challenges the absolute femininity of Grace Kelly. Continue reading

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National Treasure 2: Diane Kruger’s Costume Quest

Judianna Makovsky demonstrates that contemporary fashion with a plot is far more fun than a flick through Vogue. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Beach Wear

This is the most fun and elaborate outfit Grace Kelly wears in To Catch a Thief. Continue reading

Nestled just over half way through Sew Iconic is the ice blue chiffon dress worn by Grace Kelly and designed by Edith Head for To Catch a Thief (1954). Get some practise in before tackling this one. © 2011 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly in Blue Chiffon

As worn by Grace Kelly, this floaty, conspicuous dress is an appreciable nod to Dior’s ‘New Look’ of the late 1940s. Continue reading

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Edith Head Sketches for Grace Kelly Costumes to be Auctioned

Christie’s are auctioning several Edith Head sketches for costume designs worn by Grace Kelly. Continue reading

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Clothes on Film Visit the V&A Grace Kelly Exhibition

Last week Clothes on Film visited the Grace Kelly: Style Icon exhibition. This is what we found out. Continue reading

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Grace Kelly Exhibition Opens at the V&A

The V&A in London is hosting an exhibition of dresses and accessories once belonging to Grace Kelly. Continue reading