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Anchorman 2 Trailer: Ron and Friends Meet the 80’s

The first trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues steps from the 70’s to the 80’s in vivid style. Continue reading

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Ellen Mirojnick Describes Costumes for Behind the Candelabra

Alongside costume illustrations with fabric swatch, Ellen Mirojnick explains the stage wear worn by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra: Wearing Liberace On Stage and Off

Costume designer Ellen Mirojnick brings Liberace back to life on stage and off. 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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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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Argo: Interview with Costume Designer Jacqueline West

Costume designer Jacqueline West talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her period recreation work on Ben Affleck’s Oscar favourite Argo. Continue reading

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Argo Buy a Sports Jacket: The Thinking Man’s Hero Attire

Ben Affleck’s pseudo-cowboy costume in Argo harks back to the golden age of the sports jacket. Continue reading

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Rumble Fish: Dress Code Integrity in Gang Culture

The costumes of Rumble Fish express the importance of teenage dress codes before the segregating journey into adulthood. Continue reading

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American Gigolo: Armani Gere

American Gigolo is not about its protagonist, it is about what he wears. American Gigolo is about Armani. Continue reading

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Gena Rowlands in Gloria: Gangster’s Ex Wears a Skirt Suit

Gena Rowlands’ costumes as Gloria evocate character through a fashionable capsule wardrobe. Continue reading

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Style & Identity in Do the Right Thing

Ruth E. Carter’s work on Do the Right Thing is a masterclass in how costume can influence the look and feel of a film. Continue reading

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Back to the Future Nikes go on Sale: You Can’t Afford Them

They have finally done it. Nike has recreated the famous Nike MAG trainers worn by Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future Part II. Continue reading