On view October 2, 2014 through March 2, 2015 the exhibition brings together the world’s most iconic costumes from the Golden Age of cinema to the present, including Charlie Chaplin’s waistcoat, jacket, pants and shoes from The Kid (1921), and a hat and cane from 1919 Tramp costumes.
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences present the final showing of the groundbreaking multimedia exhibition Hollywood Costume in Los Angeles.
Hollywood costume explores the central role of costume design – from the glamorous to the very subtle – as an essential tool of cinematic storytelling and brings together the world’s most iconic costumes from the Golden Age of cinema to the present.
The Academy is enhancing the V&A’s exhibition and will include more than 150 costumes.
Hollywood Costume will be accompanied by a full slate of exhibition-related programs including screenings, discussions with costume designers, and educational programs.
For full details, visit http://oscars.org/hc.