This is a personal post about designing my custom made James Bond shirt. It is not an advertorial and wasn’t paid for. All photographs are of the final finished shirt(s) and taken by David Wade[…]
Fabric of Cinema is Clothes on Film editor Chris Laverty’s regular column in design journal Arts Illustrated. Its second issue has recently gone to print covering the subject of activism in art (subtitled ‘Wake up,[…]
As is often the way with costume designers, Stephanie Collie is something of an unsung hero. We will not reel off her entire back catalogue, but it does include South Riding (2011, TV), Telstar (2008)[…]
How changing body shapes can affect the appearance of period costume.
Why does Tippi Hedren wear a green suit in The Birds, and what does it mean?
Goldie Hawn’s unforgettable debut in hot pants and mini skirts in Cactus Flower.
Director Bryan Singer has tweeted photographs of Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Jackman and James McAvoy in 1973 costume on set of X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Our thoughts on the costume design in the season 6 premiere of Mad Men.
Fascinating video about Hardy Amies costumes for 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The evolving costumes worn by Sandra Dee in classic sixties gender comedy A Man Answers.
George Lazenby’s fashionable Bond is sartorially similar to Daniel Craig in Skyfall.
Armour and indecisiveness: Audrey Hepburn is more than a little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.