Category: costume

Model for Vogue, 1965 with face ornated by Pablo, for Elizabeth Arden, from series of beauty shots based on the four seasons, here for Autumn 1965   Photo by Bert Stern


Joan Crawford photographed by Ruth Harriet Louise, 1928.

David Bowie being dressed by Angie Bowie and Suzi Ronson. Bowie performed for the last time as Ziggy Stardust at the Marquee club during a three night filming session of ‘The 1980 Floor Show’ in London for the American NBC TV show The Midnight Special on October 19, 1973.

Photos by Terry O’Neill

Barbra Streisand with her

son Jason Gould

on the set of

“Hello, Dolly!” (1969). 

Eartha Kitt with an actor from her play Timbuktu in 1978.

Rudolph Valentino in “Monsieur Beaucaire” (1924)

Tupac and Kiss at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards on February 28, 1996.  

This was the first time the original lineup of Kiss appeared in public together in full makeup since December 1979. They presented the award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. 

Carmen Miranda Wearing Lighthouse Headdress

(Original Caption) 11/12/1945-Hollywood, CA: Individualist Carmen Miranda- she of the platform-soled shoes and second glance headgear- reveals a shapely bit of her legs in her newest star-spangled creation. The Latin-American bombshell tops her bizarre costume with a miniature lighthouse. No, brother, you can’t be taller than she is.

Joan Crawford photographed by Ruth Harriet Louise, 1928

Earle Hyman

photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 10, 1956 as Dunois in the Phoenix Theatre production of St. Joan.


is best known for his role as Grandpa Huxtable on the The Cosby Show.