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Costume Designer Ann Roth: “I Don’t Dress Movie Stars”

Harper’s Bazaar is running an insightful interview with Mildred Pierce costume designer Ann Roth. Continue reading

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Goldfinger: Sean Connery in a Towelling Playsuit

The blue towelling playsuit in Goldfinger is typically remembered as Bond’s one sartorial disaster. Yet it might be worthy of reconsideration. 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

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Video: The Tudors – Exclusive Interview with Joan Bergin

Video: Clothes on Film chat exclusively to costume designer Joan Bergin about her extraordinary work on The Tudors. Continue reading

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Water for Elephants: Latest Trailer and Stills

Some images and the latest trailer from Water for Elephants. Period costume design by Jacqueline West. Continue reading

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Mad Men: John Slattery in a Double Breasted Suit (S2)

As account man Roger Sterling, John Slattery tended to wear a light grey three piece suit; right up until he donned a sharp double breasted for the first time. Continue reading

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Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan

All the recurring themes in Desperately Seeking Susan are linked to one jacket. Continue reading

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Art of Rosemary’s Baby

Artist Cathy Lomax has recreated several images from Rosemary’s Baby, analysing the film via costumes worn by its titular central character. Continue reading

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Arthur: Trailer No. 2. Brace Yourself

A second trailer for Arthur starring Russell Brand in a top hat has arrived. Can the film possibly be as likeable as this footage implies? 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