Costume Stories, This Week: OITNB and Legend

Orange is the New Black_Cast image s2_Image credit Lionsgate Television © 2014 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

A few costume design links on this fine day. Orange is the New Black Jenn Rogien talks about this season’s costumes. Colleen Atwood She’s making handbags now, which, perhaps unsurprisingly, look a bit like a cross between Fendi and Hermès. … Continue reading

The New Batsuit Reveal: Cute But Sinewy

Batman vs Superman_Batsuit full reveal_Image credit Warner Bros © 2014 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

The top half of Ben Affleck’s new Batsuit has been revealed, as created by costume designer Michael Wilkinson for the barely in production Batman vs. Superman. At first this black and white Bats looks kind of pettable, thanks to those … Continue reading

About Time to Dress Upper Middle Class

About Time_Rachel McAdams_print dress mid_Image credit Universal Pictures © 2014 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

SPOILERS Despite all the hoo-ha over films such as Blue Jasmine and Stoker contemporary is still pretty much overlooked as a form of costume design. If it’s invisible, well, nobody notices it, and if it’s designer it becomes all about … Continue reading