A Trophy for Travilla

04 May

Western Union – May 4, 1948

“[Billie] “Travilla” arrived in Hollywood in 1941 and won an Academy Award for his designs in Adventures of Don Juan starring Errol Flynn. He is credited as the costume designer of over 90 films and television productions — nine of which starred Marilyn Monroe. He may be best known for creating Monroe’s iconic Seven Year Itch white halter dress which was forever associated with both of them. (See below)”

The scene that the not thrill Joe DiMaggio. Dress by Travilla.

— Tim


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