Friday, 28 September 2012


I'm going to Atlanta for that $300 and I've got to go looking like a queen ...

Of all the fabulous costumes in the V&A's Hollywood Costume exhibition, the one I really, really want to see is Scarlett's green curtain dress  (and the chicken feather hat that goes with it).

The Batsuit? Not so much.

9 comments:

Sue said...

Oh fabulous. There was a stage and screen costume exhibition at Worcester Cathedral a few years ago. it was fantastic -all the Jane Austen film dresses, Pirates of the Caribbean, and some RSC costumes which I saw as a teenager and many more. Well worth seeing.

mary said...

I know they've got Pirates of the Caribbean, Sue - and loads more, Dorothy's dress from the Wizard of the Oz.
And Harry Potter's school uniform.

libby said...

Usually those costumes are so tiny they make me feel amazonian.

mary said...

Vivienne Leigh was like a doll, Libby. And there's a story in the catalogue about them making two - or maybe it was three - dresses out of one tablecloth for The English Patient.

Toffeeapple said...

Fabulous!

Darlene said...

Have you ever seen the Carol Burnett skit where she is Scarlett O'Hara wearing her 'curtain' dress with the rod still intact? It can be seen on youtube, I didn't get the joke as a child but it makes me smile now.

mary said...

But I think I'd prefer it by French and Saunders, Darlene.

Lucille said...

Now that's what I should be wearing to the wedding.No half measures.

mary said...

Go on, Lucille - I dare you! But don't stint, it really ought to be an organic chicken.