A series of posts for Ms. S.V.G., a friendly follower of our FB page. Sarah wanted more Garbo and here she is – what struck me about these designs (by the head costume designer at MGM – Adrian) was the drama and the way most of the garments drew attention to, or framed, Garbo’s face:

A brief note about Adrian, he was openly gay in Hollywood at at time when that was extremely difficult. Bearing that in mind, he had a devoted and long marriage to Janet Gaynor.


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