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PHOTOS: The Most Famous Costume Designer Of All Time

Ms. Head's snippets of advice and witticisms were as closely heeded as those attributed to Coco Chanel, and they remain relevant today: "You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it."
  • Nostalgic LIFE

    Movie costume designer Edith Head, in signature sunglasses, standing behind dressmaker's model and holding up dotted black tulle in front of her, in her studio . Hollywood, CA . May 27, 1956 . Photo by Allan Grant

  • Lynn Purl

    Hollywood costume designer Edith Head with some spectacular spectacles and fabulous fabric!

  • Rachel Schmidt

    Pretty sure this is who Edna is based on for The Incredibles. Edith Head (1897-1981) had minimal art education and no fashion design experience when she became a costume sketch artist at Paramount Pictures in 1924. She eventually won 8 Oscars for Costume Design, more Oscars than any other woman has won.

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