Out of Africa (1985) short review

A sad, romantic, fabulous movie starring the brilliant Meryl Streep as a Danish baroness who finds love and herself in Africa.  Gorgeous costuming, plus you’ll have a good cry.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.