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: