The Great Hollywood Costume Designers

Film buffs have long been intrigued by the glamourous names that followed the "Gowns by..." credit in the classic films of Hollywood. We look at the three of the best: Edith Head, Adrian and Jean Louis. We will look at their films, at their creations and how their looks have continued to echo down through the years.

This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they have read the current COVID-19 Safety Guidance that WEA Sydney has put in place before enrolling.

SUGGESTED READING

  • Edith Head, Isabella Alston and Kathryn Dixo

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Edith Head – Queen of the Academy Awards, All About Eve and the most prolific costume designer in history
  • Adrian – Mononyms, glamour and The Wizard of Oz
  • Jean Louis – Cinema style and strapless black gowns

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a greater knowledge of Hollywood costume’s rich history and culture.
  2. Comprehend the lives and influence of three of the greatest and most credited Hollywood costume designers.
  3. Explain the importance of the films they designed for.

Explain and recognise the stars of these films and the highly constructed looks they are most famous for.

$110 Limited / $99

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12 Feb

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