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Adrian: Silver Screen to Custom Label

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This book highlights and showcases many of Adrian great costume and fashion designs from the 1920s through the 1950s. Not only are his timeless glamour gowns, period costumes, and amazing show-girl costumes shown from the movies, but also his impeccable suits and beautiful gowns from his private label. The ten years of Adrian Ltd. are summarized year-by-year, and his life ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 10th 2008 by The Monacelli Press
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Frances
Nov 12, 2014 Frances rated it it was amazing
I love to read books about the golden age of Hollywood. This was fascinating. He dressed some of the biggest stars and contributed to the aura around them. Filled with pictures and sketches of his work, this book is sure to showcase the glamour of the age.
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One of the men (along with Earl Luick, Orry Kelly, and Travis Banton, among others) I would love to have dressed me.
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Christian Esquevin was born in France and raised in Los Angeles. He is currently the director of the Coronado Public Library in California. He has had a life-time love of books as well as of art. His great-aunt worked in the wardrobe department of various Hollywood studios in the "golden age," and from her legacy he has become a historian and collector of Hollywood costume design art. His book on ...more
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