Movies Most Iconic Shoes.

My last blog post looked at some of my favourite outfits from movies, this time we are looking purely at shoes. Whilst a pair of shoes can complete an outfit, they can also steal the show. Here are just some of the shoes from movies I haven’t managed to get out of my head forContinue reading “Movies Most Iconic Shoes.”

Some Of My Favourite Movie Outfits.

I have always paid close attention to what characters are wearing on the screen. It’s such an important visual guide to a character and is often used as a definite way to demonstrate character development. For example, the classic character ‘glow up’ where they go from showing no skin, in very boring outfits to becomingContinue reading “Some Of My Favourite Movie Outfits.”

Every Costume Designers Dream Movies And Series.

I have always paid attention to clothes in movies and sometimes I think I pay more attention to the costume designer than the director! Every now and then I watch a movie and say, ”I would have loved to have been the costume designer for that film” and so I thought I would share myContinue reading “Every Costume Designers Dream Movies And Series.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Mae West.

Mary Jane “Mae” West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades, known for her light-hearted bawdy double engenders and breezy sexual independence. West was active in vaudeville and on the stage in New York City before moving toContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Mae West.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Mary Pickford.

There were no movie stars in Hollywood before Mary Pickford (1892-1979) came along. Born in Canada and raised as a child stage actor, Pickford and her family moved to Manhattan so she could make it on Broadway. After her last play closed in 1909, Pickford decided to try out the motion pictures and landed aContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Mary Pickford.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Bette Davis.

Ruth Elizabeth “Bette” Davis April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television, and theatre. With a career spanning 60 years she is regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history. She was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters, and was famous for her performancesContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Bette Davis.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Carole Lombard.

I would like to start this series with Carole Lombard and her piercing eyes. Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters, October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s, allowing her to become the highest-paid starContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Carole Lombard.”