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Vicki Lester

A Star is Born - Movie Costume

bulletFrom exhibit: Dressed in Colors: The Costumes
bulletExhibited at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood - 2009
bulletAcademy Award nomination for Color Costume Design, 1954.
bulletNote, this dress was made for Judy Garland, but not worn in the movie.

Wool jersey dress.  Despite the speckling of the photos in low light, the dress is a smooth knit texture. Colors are closest in this photo.  Dress is a pure orange, Skirt fringe and necklace are yellow.
CU of the skirt  
Close up of fringe knotting detail.  It looks to be hand knotted. Side seams.  Fit is by strech.
Yellow necklace is just strips bound approximately every 2 inches.  
Orange wool jersey dress with yellow ribbon clusters around the neckline and long yellow ribbon fringe.

Costume designed by Irene Sharaff for Vicki Lester (Judy Garland) in "A Star is Born" (1954).  Costumes for the film designed by Jean Louise, Mary Ann Nyberg and Irene Sharaff.  Academy Award nomination for Color Costume Design in 1954.


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This page last updated 11/09/09


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