V & A Hollywood Costume Exhibition15:00
|Hollywood Costume at the V & A|
|Marilyn Monroe in Orry Kerry|
from Some Like it Hot
|Audrey Hepburn in Hubert De Givenchy |
from Breakfast at Tiffanys
The exhibition will be split into 3 sections so the visitor can see how the designer evolves the characters costume from the script to screen. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see these costumes which are either privately owned or kept in special storage by the studio's.
|Harrison Ford in Deborah Nadolmann in |
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The exhibition has been sponsored by iconic jewellery brand Harry Winston & is curated by Prof. Deborah Nadolmann Landis whose design credits include: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Michael Jackson's Thriller & Coming to America (Oscar nominated).
The exhibition opens on 20 October 2012 & runs til March 2013. For more details contact the V & A.
Here's a selection of some of the items that will be on display.
|Toby Macguire as Spiderman by James Acheson|
|Keira Knightly as Cecilia Tallis by Jacquelin Durran in Atonement|
|Matrix by Kym Barratt|
|Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater by Deborah L Scott in Titanic|
|Judy Garland as Dorothy by Adrian Adolph in The Wizard of Oz|
|Glenn Close as Marquise de Merteuil by James Acheson in Dangerous Liasons|
|Yes, even Jessica Rabbit had to have a dress designed! |
Joanna Johnston for Who Framed Roger Rabbit