Grey Gardens

The Costumes

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Grey Gardens

The Costumes

1 of 4

Though an archival photo of Little Edie's debutante dress exists, costume designer Cat Thomas decided to go with something more glamorous for the film version of the girl's coming out party. "Layering of clothing was very important to her-that she could have two pieces and hide her body a little bit," Thomas says of the vintage gown, which she found on location in Toronto. "And it had so much movement at the bottom that when she was running you could feel her panic."