Last Days of Disco, 1998, showing the early 1980’s, costumes Sarah Edwards
In order to explore the vision, costume designers originally used sketching though sketches rarely matched the end design.
High Society, 1956, cost. Charles Walters
Some costume designers are so effective with contemporary looks that their looks effect audiences as in 1977's Annie Hall by Ruth Morely.
Head raised the bar for costume design, nominated 35 times and winning 8 awards, more than any other. She dressed the best stars in ultimate glamour: Bette Davis, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor. She was also a public fashion authority, making television appearances. She has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame.
To Catch a Thief, 1955
Online: “The Role of the Costume Designer”:http://clothesonfilm.com/ellen-mirojnick-explains-the-role-of-costume-designer/10065/
Online: “The Relationship Between Fashion & Costume Design”: http://www.costumedesignersguild.com/articles/default.asp?yrid=2010&artid=mf02&indx=0
Online: “The Costumes that Made Them Stars,” from The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/11/fashion/11iht-ftirelli.html