Cinéma et mode

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Behind every great director, behind every great film character, there is an iconic piece or designer. This comprehensive book makes a point of illuminating the fruitful relationship between fashion and film. From Coco Chanel working for MGM studios, Marilyn Monroe and Edith Head, to Audrey Hepburn and Givenchy and the recent collaborations between actresses and fashion – immerse yourself in the meeting of two arts that are driven by fantasy and the sublime!

Author: Joëlle Moulin

Publishing House: Citadelles & Mazenod

Publication Date: 19 October 2019

Description :A cross between the seventh art and fashion, this fascinating study traces the fertile relationship between these two fields of creation. While the costumes worn on the screen have brought entire sections of the history of cinema into the workshops of fashion designers, directors and stars very early on solicited the talent and originality of haute couture and ready-to-wear labels. The stylistic, psychological or political motivations of this reciprocity shed light on the moments of grace that lit up the movie theaters and the fashion shows. From Hollywood fashion to the new looks of genre cinema, the volume invites us into the intimacy of emblematic collaborations: Edith Head and Alfred Hitchcock, Christian Dior and Marlene Dietrich, William Travilla and Marilyn Monroe, Hubert de Givenchy and Audrey Hepburn, Ralph Lauren and Robert Redford, Catherine Deneuve and Yves Saint Laurent…