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Review: Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson’s most sartorially significant film yet. Continue reading

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Moon: The Double Meaning of Sam Rockwell’s Costume Design

The subtle differentiation of character through costume design in Moon. Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Trailer: Roaring Costumes

In a week of exciting trailers, the first for director Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby must surely be the most thrilling of all. Continue reading

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Skyfall Teaser Trailer Hits: Provocative

The first trailer for Skyfall hits with several suits, an overcoat, sportswear and a beanie. Continue reading

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Doris Day in Pillow Talk: Couture Allure

Doris Day’s last hurrah for 1950s fashion wearing some of the most exquisite costumes ever seen on screen. Continue reading

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Clueless: Crayola Brights & Rich Girl Prep

“Fashion victim” or “ensemble-y challenged”. Examining the legacy of Mona May’s costume design for Clueless. 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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Win! Five Copies of Movie Dressmaking Book Sew Iconic

We have five copies of Liz Gregory’s movie dressmaking book Sew Iconic to give away. That’s right, five. Continue reading