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The week’s costume stories and links.
Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin bring us the twenties reloaded.
Catherine Martin chats about The Great Gatsby costumes, design and a lack of nostalgia.
We visited Brooks Brothers to check out their costume display from The Great Gatsby.
We analyse exactly what Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin need to get right for their costume design in The Great Gatsby.
The latest and probably last trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby before its début at Cannes.