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Costume Stories, This Week: True Detective and The Flash

Costume catch up time. Puttin’ on the Glitz Clothes on Film editor Christopher Laverty will be teaming up with the incomparable Amber Jane Butchart for an exciting talk at the British Library. Man of Steel Michael Wilkinson talks about his … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: The Oscars and House of Cards

Costume’s big week. Every dress worn by Best Actress Academy Award Winners We featured this lovely infographic by Mediarun on our Facebook page. Roll on Sunday! Funny Face Good article on the classic film by Pamela Hutchinson, including a telling … Continue reading

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American Hustle: Beneath the Glamour

MILD SPOILERS Costume designer Michael Wilkinson’s main accomplishment with American Hustle has largely been overlooked in favour of praising him as some kind of vintage stylist with an eye for provocative gowns and desirable heels. The truth is he has … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Her and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

That’s it then. Happy holidays everyone! Her This is a good article. Will Joaquin Phoenix wearing high waisted trousers in Her bring about a return of the look on the high street? We really hope so. Low and skinny is … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Wolf of Wall Street & Bruce Lee

Costume stories for the festive season. Shame that none of these have anything to do with Christmas. Bronx Bombers on Broadway Let’s all go to the theatre.Tyranny of Style has published an eye-opening interview with Bronx Bombers costume designer David … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: GTA V and Halloween

Costume on the brain? This won’t help. Michael Wilkinson Technology in costume design – BRILLIANT Costume Cafe podcast by Colleen Monroe. Sleepy Hallow Pilot costume designer Sanja Hays explains why Ichabod won’t be dressing in Gap tees anytime soon. Grand … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: American Hustle and Versace

Costume titbits you may have missed. America Hustle Tom and Lorenzo cast their expert eyes over the American Hustle character posters. Costumer of Awesome Who is the Costumer of Awesome? Whoever he/she is they clearly work in the business and … Continue reading