She won 8 Oscars, over a 50 year career in films – AND is suspected to be one of the most likely inspirations for Edna Mode, the cartoon clothes designer in “The Incredibles”. Hardworking – she claimed to work 15 hours a day for 6 days a week.
Here she is, in person, interviewed, presenting some of her clothes designs and making bold statements:
“Anything is available to the woman who dresses right”.
She’s asked how to dress a woman to look thinner? Her reply:
“Colour, fabric and pattern… darker, flatter and less shiny”