Have you ever wanted to experience what it was like during the Golden Age of Hollywood and learn the style secrets of the stars? Now you can with film and fashion historian Kimberly Truhler and her special guest!
Edith Head (1897 - 1981) was the most prolific costume designer in Hollywood history. She was also the most awarded - receiving an unprecedented 8 Oscars® and 35 nominations in her career. In addition to contributing to some of the most memorable moments on the silver screen, Edith also influenced fashion with many of her designs.
Actress Susan Claassen has traveled the globe with her award-winning one-woman show A CONVERSATION WITH EDITH HEAD. Tours of the production have taken her across the U.S. and internationally from Toronto to Tbilisi, including an acclaimed five-week run in London’s West End. Claassen plays the part of Edith Head so well she is often mistaken for the legendary costume designer even by those who knew her.
Join Truhler as she sits down with "Edith" to discuss her incredible career, focusing on the years she spent at Paramount working with some of the most stylish stars, including: