Captain Jack Sparrow - Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean
Lara Flynn Boyle wore this in Land of the Blind (I never heard of it but the dressing is breathtaking)
Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet in Sense and Sensibility
Keira Knightley in The Duchess
Cut! Costume and the Cinema is an exhibit at the Arlington Museum of Art (www.arlingtonmuseum.org). Thanks to Cosprop Ltd - England for sharing a fabulous exhibit. Over 43 costumes from 27 period films - many Merchant Ivory winners. Phantom of the Opera, Sherlock Holmes, The Prestige, and more.
The detail and sewing is stunning. And the waistlines for these actresses are tiny.
They did have a two leather coats from Daniel Craig in Defiance. One was quite fresh, the other had been beaten with a hammer and aged for late in the film. Nifty to see.
Beat the heat at a museum and feast your eyes on treasures of any sort.
Joanne Faries, originally from the Philadelphia area, lives in Texas with her husband Ray. She considers herself fortunate to be able to pursue a writing career after eons in the business world. Joanne enjoys reading and movies, and is the film critic for the Little Paper of San Saba.