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Costume Design: Jacqueline West
More links for articles and pictures of Daisy Fuller's red dress and other costumes from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button:
- Los Angeles Times Oscar Watch column on costume designer Jacqueline West.
- An article about the Balanchine dancer, Tanaquil Le Clercq, that West used as inspiration for Daisy.
- Video clip of the designer talking about designing for the character of Daisy.
- The dream sequence dress as one of 27 Iconic Movie Dresses*. In this, the designer says that the dress was influenced by which you know is already one of my favorite American designers.
A similar McCardell silhouette.
Then, I found this image at a clothing auction for an actual McCardell that has the same hook & eye fastening that West mentioned using in homage to the designer.
*However the writer, Scott Feinberg seemed to have stopped this series before he really got into it. He wrote three and that was all. If anyone can lead me to the rest of it I would be grateful. Thanks!)