Interviews by Mimi Haddon with more than a dozen Academy Award–winning costume designers are featured here with corresponding film stills that highlight the clothing and accessories they selected from Palace. Acclaimed designers such as Mark Bridges (Boogie Nights, Licorice Pizza), Sandy Powell (Carol), Ruth E. Carter (Frankie and Alice), Arianne Phillips (Once upon a Time in Hollywood), Shirley Kurata (Everything Everywhere All at Once), and Mary Zophres (La La Land, Babylon) each share insightful anecdotes about the importance of Palace Costume as their go-to creative resource, especially for historic period films.
Los Angeles–based photographer Mimi Haddon has been artfully photographing the vintage gems at Palace Costume for many years. Over 300 of her stunning, stylized, and saturated images are featured in this visually comprehensive and delightful celebration of this one-of-a-kind archive. This inspirational look-book is sure to delight a wide audience, including vintage-clothing enthusiasts, fashionistas, costume designers, stylists, and cinephiles.