The Style Personalities of ’50s Actresses

Miriam Cordwell and Marion Rudoy’s Hair Design and Fashion: Principles and Relationships, published in 1956, outlines several different style “personality types” for women of the mid-century. I’ve had this book in my collection of vintage tomes for a while and recently decided to flip through it again. Here at TMP, we love old movies and the fashions of their time. So, after coming across the … Continue reading The Style Personalities of ’50s Actresses

Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part IV)

Penelope Wilhern – Penelope (2006) Designed by: Jill Taylor Penelope may be a film focused on the importance of inner beauty, but wardrobe designer Jill Taylor did a great job of giving the title character, Penelope Wilhern, a fantastic sense of style in addition to her smarts and wit. Her wardrobe is very ladylike, sometimes bordering on whimsical. She has a beautiful collection of jewel-toned … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part IV)

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Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part II)

Part I covered Rose Dewitt Bukater, Ellen Arden, Vivian Rutledge and Frances Stevens. In this installment we’ll again be looking at one modern character and three classics. Keep an eye out for Part III and Part IV, coming soon! Young Sandra Bloom – Big Fish (2003) Designed by: Colleen Atwood Big Fish is in general a very aesthetically pleasing film, filled with stunning colors and … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part II)