Grace Kelly’s wardrobe in To Catch a Thief may be one of the most stylish costume ensembles in the history of film. Or at least, according to us it is :). We’ve mentioned the stunning white number Kelly wore as Frances Stevens in the 1955 caper hit, and here is another gem from the famous film about a jewel thief. Kelly wore this two-piece rose crepe top with white wool embroidery and full pleated-skirt during the famous drive scene with Cary Grant. (Eerily, it is apparently the same road that Kelly was killed on 27 years later…) A long pink silk scarf and delicate white gloves make this a terrific choice for a summer on the French Rivera. Costume designer Edith Head was Oscar-nominated for her glorious work on the movie, which eventually paid off – this outfit is currently being auctioned off between $30,000 and $50,000 by Paramount Pictures! (According to the fab site Penny Dreadful Vintage.) It’s sad to look at clothes like this, when we know the season is almost at an end…
September 1, 2011
This entry was posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 8:47 pm and tagged with 1950s, Edith Head, fashion, French, Grace Kelly, Paramount Pictures, pink, style, summer, To Catch a Thief and posted in Look-of-the-Day. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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