Fashion that Won the Oscar: Timeless Looks for Less

edith head Fashion that Won the Oscar: Timeless Looks for Less

Edith Head

Did you know that today is Edith Head’s birthday? Although her name might not ring a bell right away, I bet you’re very well familiar with her work. An Oscar-winning costume designer, Edith has dressed every Golden Age of Hollywood leading lady worth mentioning: Sophia Loren, Grace Kelly, Barbara Stanwyck, Natalie Wood, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Doris Day, Bette Davis, just to name a few. She has been nominated for an Academy Award 35 times and won a whopping 8 Oscars!

Her classic 1950’s silhouettes are timeless and universally flattering till this day, and her designs remain as breathtaking as ever. You can easily emanate the looks of those iconic leading ladies with vintage-inspired dresses:

Grace Kelly in Rear Window Fashion that Won the Oscar: Timeless Looks for Less

Grace Kelly in Rear Window

Audrey Hepburn in A Roman Holiday Fashion that Won the Oscar: Timeless Looks for Less

Audrey Hepburn in A Roman Holiday

Bette Davis in All About Eve Fashion that Won the Oscar: Timeless Looks for Less

Bette Davis in All About Eve

Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina Fashion that Won the Oscar: Timeless Looks for Less

Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina

Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun Fashion that Won the Oscar: Timeless Looks for Less

Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun

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  1. I think all these dresses are timeless! Just gorgeous.
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  2. I love that Havana dress. It’s lovely. The Contrast Collar Fit and Flare Dress reminds me of something a nun would wear, though :)

  3. I love the eShakti Joy Dress! These are all so elegant looking!

  4. I heard Edith Head was brilliant, but scary as heck :)
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  5. What beautiful dresses. I love the look of the old Hollywood.
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  6. I love all those dresses. I would have loved to have lived in that era.
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  7. I LOVE the vintage look of these dresses! I have several dresses from Eshakti and love them. Great quality.
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  8. Those are the fashions from history that I love the most. So classy!
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  9. Classic fashion is just iconic! My 9yr old daughter loves fashion design and sewing. I taught her all about Edith Head, thanks to Google’s fashion inspired logo, earlier this week.
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  10. I like the two black ones, but then again I wear a lot of black.
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  11. I’m in love with vintage-style dresses. They tend to be much more flattering than modern cuts.
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  12. You’re a girl after my little heart, those eShakti dresses are everything – my favorites are Betsy, Havana and Joy.
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  13. I love these dresses! They’re so beautiful!
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  14. I have personally never heard of her. The style of these dresses are gorgeous!!!
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  15. I do adore the classic looks. So beautiful!

  16. I LOvE that Havanna dress!
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