Made For Each Other: Fashion and the Academy Awards

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Dec 15, 2010 - Design - 320 pages
The red carpet on Oscar night is the film industry's own catwalk, a place where talent, beauty and style vie for attention. Here, fashion expert Bronwyn Cosgrave gives us the stories from behind the parade of dresses. From the splendour of Vivien Leigh to the war-era chic of Ingrid Bergman, from Grace Kelly's glacial glamour to Nicole Kidman's groundbreaking Christian Dior by John Galliano, Cosgrave's detail-laden insider chronicle traces the trends of the ceremony from its inception in 1929 to the present: a must-have for every film fan and fashion lover.

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A well researched book about fashion, fashion designers and the actresses who wear their creations at the Academy Awards. The book. The behind the scenes tidbits were riveting at times. Of special note were the stories of the very earliest Oscar ceremonies. A must for any fashionista. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Bronwyn Cosgrave's articles on fashion, film, and design have appeared in the Financial Times, The Times, Guardian and the Telegraph. She was features editor at British Vogue and editor of Sample: 100 Fashion Designers. She has also covered the Oscars ceremony for the BBC. She is the author of Costume and Fashion and lives in Toronto and London.

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