1923: Alla Nazimova wearing the sheath that Natacha Rambova designed for her in “Salome”
Circa early 1920s: Alla Nazimova and Natacha Rambova at the Garden of Alla
Nazimova and Natacha Rambova, circa 1920s, which is when Rambova’s husband, Rudolph Valentino, was co-starring with Nazimova in 1921’s “Camille” and Rambova did the art direction and costume design. They were photographed at the Garden of Alla and Nazimova’s pajama suit was designed by Rambova too.
Alla Nazimova’s Iconic 1923 ‘Salome’ Wig Discovered in a Trunk in Georgia
Wig Was Designed by Natacha Rambova, Wife of Rudolph Valentino
West Hollywood, Calif. (March 10, 2015) A lost trove of early 20th century costumes and fashionable street wear from the estate of Broadway and silent-film star Alla Nazimova (“Nah-ZIM-oh-vah”) was discovered last fall in an unlikely place: a storage building behind a home in Columbus, Ga. College student Jack Raines found the garments fastidiously packed […]
Camille ‘a la’ Nazimova from Creme de la Creme
Inge Gregusch, editor of Creme de la Creme: film, fashion & frivolity, has published a wonderful essay with photos on Alla Nazimova’s “Camille,” one of the last movies Nazimova made for Metro Pictures, and the first and only film she made with Rudolph Valentino. The essay, “Camille ‘a la’ Nazimova,” is published in two parts […]