Did ‘Rear Window’ Turn Chartreuse Into Fashion’s Favorite Color?—Garage Magazine

The 1954 Hitchcock film used the eerie green shade to illuminate Grace Kelly’s role as detective.

Hitchcock never did things by accident. Each frame, outfit, and line of dialogue has meaning ready to be unpacked by the viewer. Referencing Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock told François Truffaut, “I went to Kim Novak’s dressing room and told her about the dresses and hairdos that I had been planning for several months. I also explained that the story was of less importance to me than the over-all visual impact on the screen, once the picture is completed.”

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