Costume design for Grace Kelly’s gold dress from To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief Costume Design

The amazing gold gown worn by Grace Kelly from the Hitchcock movie To Catch a Thief.  Costume Design by Edith Head

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  • http://virginiaplantation.wordpress.com virginiaplantation

    I just love Grace Kelly’s sense of style. I don’t know if this is true or not, my grandmother told me as a child that I am related to her. I don’t think I got that style gene from her side of the family! ;)

    • http://weheartvintage.co Mary

      what a fabulous idea – what great genes you must have! ;)

  • Augustus

    Grace Kelly was so classy (and beautifully stunning) if she really were in the court of King Louis XV of France would certainly overshadow the prettiest courtesans around her…

    • http://weheartvintage.co Mary

      Wasn’t she stunning?!

      • Augustus

        “beautifully stunning”, Mary!, This is one notch above… ;)

  • Nancy

    To Catch A Thief is one of the most dazzling to just look at films, ever. The entire look of the scenery, costumes, jewelry, automobiles, name it – elegant perfection. I have watched it so many times. The people are all beautiful, good and bad.

    • Augustus

      I agree! Unconsciously Sir Alfred Hitchcock paid a final tribute to Grace Kelly, his one and only true diva, with a movie that’s pure beauty. Years later he performed his masterpiece – Vertigo – in which the argument is false appearances and obsession. In fact, the protagonist (Jimmy Stewart) mania of recreating his dead beloved (Kim Novak) was Hitchcock’s own frustration at having lost Grace forever …

      • http://weheartvintage.co Mary

        I didn’t know that – I’m writing a post on Hitchcock’s blondes at the moment – which was your favourite?

  • Augustus

    Without doubt, first and foremost: Grace Kelly! The others, in decreasing order: Ingrid Bergman, Kim Novak and Tippi Hedren.