Caroline Young is a writer and author based in her home town of Edinburgh in Scotland. Her love of film and fashion led to her writing the highly acclaimed book Classic Hollywood Style in 2012, and she followed it up with books Style Tribes: The Fashion of Subcultures in 2016 and Tartan and Tweed in 2017.
It celebrates and studies the women in Hitchcock movies; their influence, semblance and iconography. What's more, Young also examines the role costume design plays with these women, both the characters and the actresses who played them, and how they can be interpreted as far more than just 'icy blondes'. --Clothes on FIlm Thoroughly researched, the information combines Caroline Young's knowledge of fashion and film history, as it draws on the many aspects of Hitchcock's career...it provides a glimpse into the studio system, the scandals that took place behind the scenes, and the importance of the costume designer and make-up artist in a Hitchcock production. Although much has been written about the 'Master of Suspense', this book offers a unique insight into the brilliant and often troubled mind of Hitchcock, as conveyed in his films. A visual treat for film buffs and fashionistas alike. --Lyndsy Spence The Lady