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The 100 Most Iconic Dresses of All Time

Alexandra Byrne has costume designed movies from Elizabeth to Guardians of the Galaxy. I really admire her versatility as a designer, and love her use of texture and color. I chose to pin photos of her costumes from Elizabeth because they're extremely detailed and have beautiful silhouettes. Elizabeth: The Golden Age Alexandra Bryne

from Stylist Magazine

Best ever costume dramas

Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' 2007. Costume designed by Alexandra Byrne.

from Marie Claire

12 Movie Costumes That Won Oscars Because They Are Just That Exquisite

"Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (2007)- Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth in a stunning blue and gold embroidered gown.


Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth: The Golden Age. Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by familial betrayal and Spain's invading army. She and her shrewd advisor must act to safeguard the lives of her people. When the dashing seafarer, Walter Raleigh, captures her heart, Elizabeth is forced to make her most tragic sacrifice for the good of her country. A tale of one woman's crusade to control her love, destroy her enemies and secure her position as a beloved icon of the western world.