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Bullock’s department store downtown L.A.

These interiors are from Bullocks downtown Los Angeles store and were designed by Tony Duquette in about 1940 to represent various seasons in the season-less Los Angeles climate. I found this interesting lecture by Hutton Wilkinson, who was Duquette’s business … Continue reading

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It Came From Hollywood!

The Fashion History Museum has partnered with the Grand River Film Festival again this year, this time with a display of fashions by Gilbert Adrian (1903 – 1959). While he was the head designer at MGM studios Adrian costumed over 230 films including: … Continue reading

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It Came From Hollywood – exhibition of 1940s Adrian fashions

The Fashion History Museum is mounting an exhibition of fashions by Adrian to accompany the Grand River Film Festival, November 3-7 at Landmark Cinemas, 135 Gateway Park Drive, in Kitchener, Ontario. For thirty years Adrian costumed many of Hollywood’s most successful … Continue reading

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Somewhere Over My Price Range…

The blue and white gingham dress worn by 17 year old Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz in 1939, sold for U.S. $480,000 this past weekend. It had been in storage since 2005 when it was sold in London … Continue reading

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