Classic Hollywood costumes
1860s-style costume, worn by Romy Schneider in the role of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in the film Ludwig (1972). Designed by Piero Tosi. Short jacket in brown velvet with small flowers embroidered in ivory and beige silk, lined in otter. Gown in brown with big satin bow. Collection of Pitti Palace Costume Gallery, via: (Top & Middle): Eventi Culturali Magazine; (Bottom): Europeana Fashion Tumblr (photo: Gabinetto fotografico SBAS, Mario Carrieri).
What Dreams Are Made Of: A Century of Movie Magic at Auction as Curated by TCM
A Jeanette MacDonald costume from Bitter Sweet (1940). Short Green grosgrain jacket with boned bodice, velvet cross detail on sleeves and pleated cuffs. Together with a matching floor-length skirt with two layers, elaborate pleating and bow detail in the back