Dressing the Screen: Costume Design in Hollywood

  • Urban Culture
  • New York
  • Fri, November 15, 2013
  • 6:00 pm
Dressing the Screen: Costume Design in Hollywood

Two famed costume designers discuss their highly acclaimed designs as they explore the past and present of film and television fashion.

Join Deborah Landis and Yvonne Blake as they discuss the role of fashion. Dr. Landis, an Oscar nominee, designed Michael Jackson’s Thriller and curated the 2012 Victoria and Albert exhibition, Hollywood Costume.

Academy Award winner Yvonne Blake dressed film legends such as Sophia Loren, Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery, Robert de Niro, Marlon Brando and Al Pacino in dozens of films. Some of her most outstanding works can bee seen in Superman, Nicholas and Alexandria, Jesus Christ Superstar, Looking for Richard, Flesh & Blood and The Three Musketeers.

The Spanish costume designer of British origin has an extensive career working in Spain as well, where she was awarded by Royal Decree of H.M. King Juan Carlos of Spain, and the Ministry for Works and Immigration the Gold Medal for her work in Spanish Cinema in 2011, and The National Film Award by the Ministry of Culture of Spain in 2012.

A signing of Landis’s two most recent books and a reception offered by Freixenet will follow the presentation.
Reservations are required for all events, as space is limited. Register online, by phone at 212-217-4585, or via email.


Venue map

Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, 
Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center, 227 West 27th Street, New York, NY 10001


Organized by Spain Culture New York in collaboration with the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.



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