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Combat and the Croupier: The Costume World of Pacific Rim

Building character with the costume design of Pacific Rim. Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Costume Analysis: Daenerys Targaryen

The costume evolution of Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Costume Analysis: Sansa Stark

The costume evolution of Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones.
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Goldie Hawn in Cactus Flower: Mini Skirts and Mini Suits

Goldie Hawn’s unforgettable debut in hot pants and mini skirts in Cactus Flower. Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby: A Conversation with Catherine Martin

Catherine Martin chats about The Great Gatsby costumes, design and a lack of nostalgia. Continue reading

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Costume Design and Fashion: A Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Analysing the sometimes tense relationship between fashion and costume design. Continue reading

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The Iron Lady: Costume as Distinction, Gender and Protection

A look at late Margaret Thatcher’s colour specific wardrobe as represented in the film The Iron Lady. Continue reading

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Of Money and Sex: Fitzgerald, Luhrmann, and Clothing in The Great Gatsby

We analyse exactly what Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin need to get right for their costume design in The Great Gatsby. Continue reading

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Reading Costume Design in No Country for Old Men

The colours and codes of the costume design in No Country for Old Men. Continue reading

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Anna Karenina: Jacqueline Durran Talks Jewellery & Costume

Costume designer Jacqueline Durran discusses her unusual approach for Anna Karenina – 1870s Russia via 1950s couture. Continue reading

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The Phantom of the Opera: Colour, Character and Costume

The Phantom of the opera demonstrates that the colour, size and shape of a character’s costumes can communicate on a subliminal level. Continue reading

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Sandra Dee in If A Man Answers: A Salmon Run Up Beacon Hill

The evolving costumes worn by Sandra Dee in classic sixties gender comedy A Man Answers. Continue reading