for Marlene Dietrich by Edith Headcostume sketch for Witness for the Prosecution(dir. Billy Wilder, 1957)

for Marlene Dietrich by Edith Head
costume sketch for Witness for the Prosecution
(dir. Billy Wilder, 1957)

from The TempestHelen Mirren as Prospera(dir. Julie Taymor, 2010)

from The Tempest
Helen Mirren as Prospera
(dir. Julie Taymor, 2010)

bird toy/costume by Charles Eamesphoto by Allan Grant for LIFE Magazine, 1951

bird toy/costume by Charles Eames
photo by Allan Grant for LIFE Magazine, 1951

from Zzzz.vinyl costumes for Don Giovanni by Fabio Zambernardiphotographed by Tim Walker for Love Magazine, spring 2014

from Zzzz.
vinyl costumes for Don Giovanni by Fabio Zambernardi
photographed by Tim Walker
for Love Magazine, spring 2014

from Zzzz.vinyl costumes for Don Giovanni by Fabio Zambernardiphotographed by Tim Walker for Love Magazine, spring 2014

from Zzzz.
vinyl costumes for Don Giovanni by Fabio Zambernardi
photographed by Tim Walker 
for Love Magazine, spring 2014

photo by Edward Clarkfor LIFE Magazine, 1950

photo by Edward Clark
for LIFE Magazine, 1950

for the film Anything Goes (1956)a costume sketch for Zizi Jeanmaireby Edith Head
It’s Edith Head’s birthday today. 

for the film Anything Goes (1956)
a costume sketch for Zizi Jeanmaire
by Edith Head

It’s Edith Head’s birthday today. 

from Super LindaLinda Evangelista by Steven Kleinfor W Magazine, September 2012

from Super Linda
Linda Evangelista by Steven Klein
for W Magazine, September 2012

rehearsing for Guys and Dollsphoto by Gjon Mili, 1955 

rehearsing for Guys and Dolls
photo by Gjon Mili, 1955 

Lillian Gish in Annie Lauriedir. John S. RobertsonMGM, 1927

Lillian Gish in Annie Laurie
dir. John S. Robertson
MGM, 1927

Downton Abbey promotional photoSophie McShera as Daisyphotographer unknown 

Downton Abbey promotional photo
Sophie McShera as Daisy
photographer unknown 

above: undated sketch by costume designer Travis Banton

below: Esther Ralston stands in front of sketches by Travis Banton who was the designer for her 1927 film, Fashions for Women

Vivienne Westwood by Tim Walker

Vivienne Westwood by Tim Walker