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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“paraphrashed :People wear what they wear because of what goes on in their has nothing to do with their size or shape.”
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This group allows people to share and discuss fashion books that inspire them! There are also discussions about fashion websites, store recommendation ...more
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For those interested in serious fashion history.
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Good reading for family historians.

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