Brigitte Helm’s Yoshiwara Costume From Metropolis For the first feature-length sci-fi film in history, Fritz Lang did well to cast Brigitte Helm in the adaptation of his wife Thea Von Harbou's novel turned silent movie, Metropolis. But even better to outfit her in a glorious, sparkling, alien cap that looks like water beads on a flower. The hat makes her widow’s peak its central focus and the hair pouf its afterthought. It’s very sinister, and Art Deco.
Chaumet aigrette, circa with a shape inspired by the V-shaped hairstyle of Mary, Queen of Scots, and featuring pins reminiscent of the swaying wildflowers found in the magnificent landscape north of the border.