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The Selfish Giant: Costume Design for Social Realist Drama

Clio Barnard’s stark yet heart-wrenching film The Selfish Giant (2013, UK) offers two fantastic performances from its young stars in their acting debut. Matt Price discusses how his costume design for the film reflects the strong, relatable characters so well… … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Ray Donovan and Batman (1989)

Two weeks of catch up for you. Phillip Boutte Jr. This is something special. Tyranny of Style interview costume illustrator Phillip Boutte Jr. featuring some of his fabulous digital renderings from X-Men: Days of Future Past. Wonder Woman Apparently ‘exclusive’ … Continue reading

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Why Clothes on Film has been so Quiet Recently

Note from the Editor: You may have noticed that Clothes on Film has not been updated as frequently recently. We’ve had some excellent analysis and a few strong interviews, but in general content has been considerably lighter than usual. Well … Continue reading

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Dressed to Serve: Costume in The Grand Budapest Hotel

SPOILERS From a costume point of view, and therefore a character point of view, The Grand Budapest Hotel (directed by Wes Anderson) is all about uniforms; those worn by men and women in official capacities and those adopted as a … Continue reading