Tanger Outlets in Riverhead is presenting the traveling Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibit." The exhibition opens in an invite-only reception for Tanger Members on Wednesday, March 28, 2019. The show will be on view to the public from March 29 to April 29, 2019 at the shopping outlet's Suite 1003.

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Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." Worn by Mae West in "Every Day's a Holiday." Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

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The exhibition explores the changing face of fashion as interpreted by films, directors, stars and costume designers in Hollywood’s Golden Age. Costumes exhibited include those worn by Jean Harlow, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis and many others.

Designers include Adrian, who designed costumes from MGM from 1928 to 1941, and Howard Greer, a Hollywood fashion designer and costume designers who designs were worn by Katherine Hepburn and Rita Hayworth.

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Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." The dress was worn by Leslie Caron in Gigi. Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

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Designers in the exhibition also include Austrialian-American Hollywood costume designer Orry-Kelly, who won three Academy Awards for Best Costume Design. Also, designs by Edith Head,  who won eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design from 1949 (The Heiress) to 1973 (The Sting).

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Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." Worn by Grace Kelly. Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

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Selections from the traveling exhibition has been presented in museums in the United States and Europe including the Allentown Art Museum (Allentown, PA); the Ellen Noel Art Museum (Odessa, TX) and in the Film Museum in Postdam, Germany.

Boscov's has presented the costume designs in their stores located in Erie, PA and in Meriden, CT.

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Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

Costume from Gene London’s "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibition." Worn by Norma Shearer in "Marie Antoinette." Courtesy Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

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BASIC FACTS: Gene London's "Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Exhibit" will be on view March 29 to April 29, 2019 at Tanger Outlet Riverhead, Suite 1003 (next to Vera Bradley), 1770 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. Admission is free.

See more at the Golden Age of Hollywood Costume's Facebook page by clicking here.

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