Happy Birthday Edith Head

Happy Birthday Edith Head! Born Edith Claire Posener in San Bernadino, California, the daughter of Jewish parents, Max Posener and Anna E. Levy. Her father was a naturalized American citizen from Prussia, who came to the United States in 1876.

During her almost 60 year career as a Hollywood costume designer. Head consulted extensively with the female stars with whom she worked. As a result, she was a favorite among many of the leading female stars of the 1940s and ’50s, such as Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis, Sophia Loren, Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley MacLaine, Anne Baxter, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, and Natalie Wood. (source Wikipedia.org)

happy birthday edith head

Edith Head (1897-1981) Inspirations:

Edith Head Collection at Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Edith Head: The Fifty-Year Career of Hollywood’s Greatest Costume Designer
Edith Head Vintage Sewing Patterns

Edith Head Talks about Audrey Hepburn – YouTube