What A Way To Go! & Other Fashionable Hidden Gems

Husband #1: Dick Van Dyke as Edgar Hopper
The Simple Life

Gems: What a Way to Go!

Husband # 2: Paul Newman as Larry Flint
A Parisian Adventure

When the Parisian vignette paid homage to French New Wave…

Husband # 3: Robert Mitchum as Rod Anderson
Living the Life of Luxury

Husband #4: Gene Kelly as Pinky Benson
Think Pink!

But most notably…

“I’ll wear pink. It’ll go with your name.”

“Cleo from 5 to 7”

Miscellaneous Looks From The Movie:

Other NOTABLE HIDDEN GEMS:

1970’s: “Mahagony” (1975)
Directed by Berry Gordy

1980’s Pick: “Troop Beverly Hills” (1989)
Directed by Jeff Kanew

1990’s Pick: “Jawbreaker” (1999)
Directed by Darren Stein

2000’s Pick: “The Hot Chick” (2002)
Directed by Tom Brady

2010’s Pick: “The Handmaiden” (2016)
Directed by Park Chan-wook

Click for link to video that deep-dives The Handmaiden costume design

If you want more:

https://loveletterstooldhollywood.blogspot.com/2018/03/shirley-maclaine-knocks-em-dead-in-what.html
http://www.newnownext.com/notes-on-high-camp-and-high-fashion-5-essential-films/05/2019/
https://blogs.iu.edu/aplaceforfilm/2018/09/24/the-offbeat-dazzling-delights-of-what-a-way-to-go/
https://www.screenchic.com/post/the-colorful-and-campy-style-of-what-a-way-to-go
https://www.vogue.com/article/what-a-way-to-go-shirley-maclaine-camp-film
https://javabeanrush.blogspot.com/2013/08/EdithHeadsFashionWhataWaytoGo1964.html
Fishnet Flix Episode on What A Way To Go!

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