Costume Stories, This Week: Bhanu Athaiya and Gotham

Two weeks of costume stories.

Sheena Napier

DTSFT cover this prolific costume designer’s chat at the V&A. And if you’ve not heard of Ms Napier we’ll just say: Backbeat, Poirot, Enchanted April.

Sandy Powell

Nice rundown of Ms. Powell’s Young Victoria event at the Getty Center. Lauren Fonville guest posts for Frocktalk.

Wendy Benstead

The costumer for stage and screen talks to Guise about her career so far, from sewing on her old Bernina to dressing Paloma Faith. We’ve met Wendy and she’s lovely.

Debbie Reynolds Auction

The Finale. Still time to sell your car, house, spouse.

14 Worst Movie Trainers

Actually like most of these.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Costume notes from the frankly obsessed mind of Hello Tailor.

Mean Girls

Mary Jane Fort on what a Plastics reunion might look like today.

Ghandi

Oscar winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya turns 85. And what a back catalogue to celebrate.

Gotham

Lisa Padovani on costume design? Boardwalk Empire Lisa? Yes please.

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