High Society

Cole Porter’s timeless classic set in1930’s wealthy America. It takes a light hearted look at the lives of the Lord family living in Newport through the eyes of two reporters for a gossip magazine. Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly star in the film version.

Costume Plot

Tracy Lord

Casual skirt/dress or slacks, blouse & cardigan
Full skirted summer dress & wide brimmed hat
Glamorous evening dress & gloves
Glamorous dressing gown & underwear
Wedding dress & hat/veil

Dinah Lord

Capri trousers & shirt
Floaty, ballerina style dress
Party dress
Bridesmaids dress

Mother Lord

Smart day dress/suit
Evening gown & gloves
Long dress & hat

Liz Imbrie

Smart suit, blouse & hat
Evening dress & gloves
Dress/suit, jacket & hat (for wedding)

Ladies Chorus

Servants – Black maids dresses with white collars & aprons
Evening dresses if required

Seth Lord

Smart double breasted day suit & trilby
Black tuxedo
Black/grey morning suit & top hat

Uncle Willie

Smart 3-piece or double breasted day suit
Black tuxedo
Black/grey morning suit & top hat

Dexter Haven

Double breasted blazer & flannels
Black tuxedo
Alternative blazer or casual day suit

George Kittredge

Formal day suit & trilby
Black tuxedo
Black/grey morning suit & top hat

Mike Connor

Double breasted or 3-piece work suit & trilby
Black tuxedo

Men’s Chorus

Servants – Black trousers, waistcoats & bow ties
Butler – Black Penguin jacket, waistcoat & striped trousers
Black tuxedos if required

Download Female Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Download Male Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Dress Circle Costumiers
Updated May 2013