Betty Kreisel Shubert

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Betty Kreisel Shubert

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Beverly Hills, California, The United States


Lifetime fascination with how fashions evolved.

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BETTY KREISEL SHUBERT Costume Designer - Fashion Historian, Ancestry Magazine columnist, Author-Illustrator

Betty Kreisel Shubert has designed clothes and costumes for stage, screen, TV Specials, Ready-to-Wear, Las Vegas musicals and Disneyland. A parallel specialty in career apparel design brought assignments for the uniform programs of major cruise lines, race tracks, hotels, restaurants and casinos all over the world. Betty sold her first design to a manufacturer at age 13 ... the year was 1938. She had two hit Hollywood shows to her credit while barely 18. For several years in the 1940s, Betty owned and operated her own costume shop in Beverly Hills and Hollywood where she employed the world-class craftspeople of the Motion Picture Cost

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Hollywood Boulevard In Wartime of the 1940's … by Betty Kreisel Shubert

Fashion Flash!!...I HAVE JUST WON MY 5TH AWARD FOR BEST BOOK!. This time in the category of History from the 2016 Hollywood Book Festival. A big party for winners was held at the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, site of the first Academy awards… This is the unabridged version of my acceptance speech.

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" Hi Vincent!...Too bad your brother now owns the old family photos...Perhaps he can scan them & send you copies . Fashions were international becau ...more "
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" Dear Nicole, I am a Hollywood costume designer turned Fashion Historian. My book, Out-Of-Style : A Modern Perspective of HOW, WHY and WHEN Vintage Fas ...more "
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" Ashlie, It is available from Amazon about $20 for an 8x11 inch soft cover, which I prefer because it is easier to hold while reading.See my webite: Ou ...more "
" I once saw Joan Collins IN PERSON..and did not at first, recognize her!,, I was waiting in line at a post office A woman at the head of the line had a ...more "
" Hi Jendi, and good luck on launching your new book!...In my own award winning book on the evolution of fashion, I write about the origin of fashion sh ...more "
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