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Scarface: Dress and Excess

The arrival of Scarface on Blu-ray grants ideal opportunity to indulge in Patricia Norris’ exemplary, disco couture costumes. Continue reading

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Win a Limited Edition Scarface Blu-Ray + Scarf & Money Clip

Win a Scarface limited edition Blu-ray DVD, scarf and money clip. Three sets to give away. Look as tasteless as Tony! Continue reading

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Michael Caine in Get Carter: Killer Suit

Michael Caine created Jack Carter, yet his immaculate blue mohair suit was more than a little responsible for creating the myth. Continue reading

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Meryl Streep in Costume for The Iron Lady Trailer

More clip than teaser trailer, but Meryl Streep certainly does look the part. Continue reading

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: Dressed Trailer

Looking so sexy that the finished film can be nothing but a huge disappointment, this teaser for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy ticks all the right 70’s boxes. 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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Stockard Channing’s Yellow Dress in The Girl Most Likely To

The Girl Most Likely To is a film for all those who have been laughed at because of the way they look. Continue reading

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Alien Anthology: A Revolution in Sci-Fi Costume Design

In the first of a two-part special, we examine how important costumes from the Alien films are in contextualising primal terror. Continue reading

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Favourite Fashions From Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Less a costume movie and more a fashion one, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls is typical of its naughty director Russ Meyer in all the best ways. Continue reading

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Win a Grease Sing-a-Long Goodie Bag!

To celebrate Grease Sing-a-Long coming to Vue cinemas this month, we have five goodie bags to give away. Go Rydell! Continue reading

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Mr Nice starring Rhys Ifans: Lots of Nice Photos

Costume designer Carloine Harris has recreates the vibrant look of the 1970s. Continue reading