1990 – Southfield, Michigan
In the 1960s, Sandy Schreier designed the costumes for the Supremes as well as the accessories for Yves Saint Laurent’s first American showing. Sandy has been named one of America’s Top 100 Collectors by Art & Antiques magazine since 1990. Her personal collection of 20th Century French Couture, American Fashion and Hollywood Costuming is considered the most important of its kind. Pieces have been displayed at many museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Louvre and featured in publications including “Couture” by Caroline Milbank, for which Ms. Schreier acted as a consultant. She is an appraiser and also a curator for museum exhibitions including “Chic to Chic”, which broke attendance records at The Detroit Institute of Arts in 1992. Sandy’s TV career began in the 1980s and continues to this day with appearances on talk shows, including Oprah, and weekly appearances on AMC’s The Hollywood Fashion Machine and The Look. She is on the lecture circuit speaking for organizations, museums, schools and Town Halls and was the spokesperson for Blockbuster’s “Legends Tour” in 1998. Ms. Schreier has taught courses in fashion and costume history at many universities and her book, “Hollywood Dressed and Undressed” was published by Rizzoli in 1998. Sandy is presently writing a series of books about Hollywood to debut in 2000.