After more than 20 years studying film and costume design history, 10 years curating vintage clothing, and years working in LA's Fashion District, Kimberly Truhler is an author, Professor, and preservationist of the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM. In 2009, Kimberly founded GlamAmor
and has since contributed hundreds of articles on iconic costume design and its influence on fashion today. She teaches the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1920s-1980s as Professor at Woodbury University as well as a frequent guest presenter around Southern California. Due to her knowledge and experience, Kimberly is a highly respected expert for companies such as Turner Classic Movies (TCM), Sony Pictures, Christie's auction house., Elle magazine, and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). A book is currently in the works based on her series The Style Essentials
THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1920s-1970s is an online webinar series created for those who are not able to attend my class or presentations in person. There will be one webinar per decade. Each presentation includes live video of me discussing the film history, costumes, costume and fashion designers, and fascinating backstories of the stars alongside stills from the movies and images that show the influence on fashion today.