The Nifty Fifties
A celebration of fashion and popular culture of the atomic age.
Long live '50's glamour!


Costume designer Edith Head with Grace Kelly

Costume designer Edith Head with Grace Kelly

Audrey Hepburn and Edith Head, 1953. Photo by Bob Willoughby.

Audrey Hepburn and Edith Head, 1953. Photo by Bob Willoughby.

Grace Kelly wearing a dress by Edith Head for ‘To Catch a Thief’, 1955.

Grace Kelly wearing a dress by Edith Head for ‘To Catch a Thief’, 1955.

Elizabeth Taylor wearing a dress by Edith Head in ‘Elephant Walk’, 1954.

Elizabeth Taylor wearing a dress by Edith Head in ‘Elephant Walk’, 1954.

Costume sketch by Edith Head for Sophia Loren in ‘The Black Orchid’, 1958.

Costume sketch by Edith Head for Sophia Loren in ‘The Black Orchid’, 1958.