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Get on Up: Sharen Davis Shares Costume Design Sketches

As Get on Up, director Tate Taylor’s look at the life of singing legend James Brown, hits UK screens we have some fantastic sketches to share of the film’s costuming. Costume designer for Get on Up is the one and … Continue reading

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Gangster Squad: Gangster Gloss

The glossy costume world of gangster squad is faithful to history, but not a slave to it.
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Monica Bellucci as Malèna: Beauty, Black and Heels

In Malèna, Monica Bellucci plays an impossible vision of beauty; a woman so striking she is immediately sexualised by all who lay eyes on her. Continue reading

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Captain America: Q&A with Costume Designer Anna B. Sheppard

Clothes on Film chats exclusively to Anna B. Sheppard about her work on Captain America: The First Avenger. Continue reading

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Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Some of the finest superhero costume design ever committed to film. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Coral Top and Skirt

This coral pink ensemble encompasses and challenges the absolute femininity of Grace Kelly. Continue reading

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Barbra Streisand in The Way We Were: Forties Meets Seventies

Throughout The Way We Were, Barbra Streisand wears a mix of period authenticity and contemporary fashion. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Beach Wear

This is the most fun and elaborate outfit Grace Kelly wears in To Catch a Thief. Continue reading

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Captain America: The First Trailer

The first trailer for Captain America: The First Avenger has bish bash boshed onto the internet. Continue reading

Nestled just over half way through Sew Iconic is the ice blue chiffon dress worn by Grace Kelly and designed by Edith Head for To Catch a Thief (1954). Get some practise in before tackling this one. © 2011 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly in Blue Chiffon

As worn by Grace Kelly, this floaty, conspicuous dress is an appreciable nod to Dior’s ‘New Look’ of the late 1940s. Continue reading