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Fashion and Film Friday: DeLovely

Friday, January 22, 2010


Cole Porter Delovely movie 1930s fashion

Starring Kevin Kline and Ashley Judd, DeLovely is the enchanting and bizarre musical biography of composer and songwriter, Cole Porter. Porter's work stretched from the early 1920's to late 1950's, making DeLovely a great inspiration to vintage fashion lovers.

The costumes were designed by the very talented Janty Yates who also designed costumes for Kingdom of Heaven, Gladiator and this year's up-coming film, Robin Hood.  The soundtrack features some of the most popular music of the day. Delovely is a heartbreakingly beautiful and unconventional love story.

Delovely 1930s movie style

cole porter 1930s de-lovely movie fashion


The hairstyles in DeLovely are absolutely flawless, which is no surprise because it was all designed by Simon Thompson, hair designer of Titanic and Emma.  To replicate a perfect 1930s look, check out 1930s makeup guides from Glamor Daze.

1930s makeup guides fingerwaves vintage hair and makeup how-to



de-lovely movie cole porter 1930s fashion

ashley judd delovely movie 1930s pants fashion and fingerwaves


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For next week's Fashion and Film Friday: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

4 Responses to “Fashion and Film Friday: DeLovely”

  1. yep, the hair and fashion that movie are DE-Lovely alright! Thanks for reminding. Gotta rewatch this one. Miss Pettigrew is also a personal favourite...can't wait.

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  2. I envy Ashley's perfect finger waves!! *sighs* After I figure it out and get lots of practice, I'll be posting a tute on that too!!

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  3. I have never seen this movie all the way through. I always managed to catch it at the end. Maybe I should rent it! The costumes are stunning.

    Thanks doll,
    The Glamorous Housewife

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  4. "Believe in Me" had lovely late 50's early 60's fashion. :)

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