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Billy Trivalla Fashion

A GALLERY OF GLAMOUR, SIXTIES STYLE

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“The Valley of the Dolls,” those “dolls” were both dangerous and destructive. Anyone who has seen the 1967 film version of her run-away-best-seller

Some Gentlemen Didn't Prefer Blondes

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Travilla was one of the few, if not ONLY people to understand the blondes’ ambition.
Travilla win Emmy for Dallas

A RODEO ROUNDUP OF STAR STYLE- TRAVILLA DESIGNS DALLAS

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As a popular series, Dallas was a television phenomenon in the 1980’s. The dramatic lives of J.R. and Sue Ellen Ewing and their Texas oil clan were the talk of every town the day after airing.

MARILYN MONROE’S ITCH TO BE FAMOUS

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As a young girl, Norman Jean Baker had little idea that she would actually one day grow up to become the likes of “Marilyn Monroe.”
Marilyn and Barry

Marilyn Monroe and Barry Goldwater

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In the case of Marilyn Monroe, she depended upon her friend Billy for every item in her Hollywood costume arsenal. All of her famed 20th Century-Fox costumes, Travilla designed; including the “white” pleated halter dress she wore
Billy Trivalla Fashion

HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE

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For the films big fashion show scene, in keeping with designers like Christian Dior’s tradition to name each of his outfits, Travilla gave his costumes names that were all included in the films script: names such as; Rainbow Over the Everglades; Good Afternoon Sweetheart

Minding Your Thoughts

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In working with clients, I have discovered that being able to recognize and name one’s emotional states can be a challenge. I believe this sometimes is a result of suppressing emotions as children and then having only one or two outlets for those emotions.
The Phoenix Bird Always Rises

The Phoenix Bird Always Rises

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Watching the refined atelier work at the house of Chanel, via YouTube, was as nurturing to my heart as moist dewdrops

Litchfield Park Early Churches

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The Southwest Cotton Company brought many farm laborers into the area to harvest cotton. Over 2,500 men were brought in from Mexico and the surrounding areas. This influx of new families created a need for many new services into the area.