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Review: Norwegian Wood

Beautiful and affecting, even if it does collapse under the weight of its own earnestness at times. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Coral Top and Skirt

This coral pink ensemble encompasses and challenges the absolute femininity of Grace Kelly. Continue reading

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Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Jack Sparrow has finally become the irritating wiseass who just won’t leave the party. 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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Dressing the Stars: British Costume Design Exhibition

An exhibition of British costume design from films such as The King’s Speech and Pirates of the Caribbean opens at the Fashion Museum in July. Continue reading

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Review: Water for Elephants

Old fashioned and sentimental, Water for Elephants still has much to offer with its very readable costume design. Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes 2: Q&A With Costume Designer Jenny Beavan

Sherlock Holmes 2 costume designer Jenny Beavan chats exclusively to Clothes on Film about what to expect in the finished film. Continue reading