Feb 19, 2009

pix of the day

celebrating Oscar ~ Best Actresses of the '50's..Here Audrey Hepburn accepts her award for Best Actress for Roman Holidayin 1954 in a simple flowered dress designed by Givenchy..Critics laud the clean lines and fit of this dress as one of the all time standout Oscar designs for showcasing the actress's's delicate features..Grace Kelly by contrast wore an Edith Head creation just one year later for her win in 1955 for The Country Girl that was just a bit more dramatic..At the time the dress was the most expensive in Oscar history, costing over $4000..

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