March 25, 2014

HOLLYWOOD LACES AND VEILS


HOLD THE EASTER BONNETS!

Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday is the season of Lent. In keeping with this period of somber reflection--film, fashion & frivolity presents veiled glamour as only Hollywood could provide:


Gloria Swanson by Edward Steichen-1924



Greta Garbo in "Flesh and the Devil"-1926



Vilma Banky circa 1930






Marlene Dietrich in "Shanghai Express"-1932






Tallulah Bankhead-"Faithless",1932





Carole Lombard by Charles Sheldon-Motion Picture Magazine-1936




Veil by Lilly Dache



Chic Marion Davies-1930s




Madeleine Carroll in lace mantilla-1930s or 40s







Carole Lombard in "Mr. & Mrs. Smith"-1941






Rita Hayworth-1940s






Frances Farmer-1941





Ava Gardner-1940s






Joan Fontaine: February 1946








Vivien Leigh as Anna Karenina-1948




Ava Gardner in "Showboat"-1951





Audrey Hepburn in "Charade"-1963





Audrey Hepburn in "How to Steal a Million"-1966






 Candice Bergen in "The Group"-1966





Charlotte Rampling in "The Damned"-1969
  




Ingrid Thulin in "The Damned"-1969






Faye Dunaway in"Puzzle of a Downfall Child"-1970





Marisa Berenson-1970s

  



Faye Dunaway in "Chinatown"-1974





Anne Hathaway in "Interview" magazine-2011


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