Nolan Miller

He was the TV costume designer whose shoulder pads, power suits and plunging necklines defined 1980s fashion. Nolan Miller, who was 79 when he died on June 6, worked on Charlie's Angels, The Love Boat and Fantasy Island, but it was his big, bold costumes for Dynasty, the prime-time soap that ran from 1981 to 1989, that became his signature. With a wardrobe budget of $35,000 a week, Miller bestowed over-the-top glamour on the show's stars Joan Collins and Linda Evans, dressing them in glittering metallic gowns and feathery frocks. Eventually he launched a ready-to-wear line inspired by his Dynasty fashions,...

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