Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla

Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla

by Karen Homer

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Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla by Karen Homer

(Applause Books). William Travilla is one of the best costume designers of all time and Marilyn Monroe his most famous client. Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla focuses on the striking dresses that Travilla designed for Marilyn, from his early work on the thriller Don't Bother to Knock and the gorgeous pink dress in which Marilyn sang "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" to the legendary white dress from The Seven Year Itch , which arguably contributed to the collapse of Marilyn's marriage to Joe DiMaggio. Featuring Travilla's original sketches, rare costume test shots, dress patterns, photographs of Marilyn wearing the dresses, plus exclusive and never-before-seen extracts from interviews with Travilla, this book offers a fresh insight into the golden age of Hollywood.

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ISBN-13: 9781557838469
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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