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Top Costumes of the Year 2013

What a busy twelve months it’s been for costume design. Really though, this art, or craft, or business (Deborah Nadoolman Landis insists it is definitely a business) gets more talked about each year. 2013 was especially exciting however as it … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: American Hustle and Hollywood Costume

The last TWO weeks in costume. Sorry, we were a bit busy. Paul Walker Costume designer Kristin M. Burke worked with Paul Walker on Running Scared. Here she shares a few personal memories of the man and the professional. Hollywood … Continue reading

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The Catwalk of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

When you are costuming the biggest franchise release of the year and creating a capsule range to run alongside it for a major online retailer, it is clear a normal approach to the task is not going to work. Ex-stylist … Continue reading

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Man of Steel? Underwear of Steel More Like

Superman’s new costume is underwear with a cape. Continue reading

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After Earth: Costume Designer Amy Westcott Explains Life Suit

Exclusive Q&A with costume designer Amy Westcott about the After Earth life suit. Continue reading

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Costume Round Up: Suited for Space

With the trailer for After Earth revealing an intriguing ‘life suit’ worn by Jaden Smith, we round up the best space suit related posts from our archive. Continue reading

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After Earth Trailer Lands: First Proper Look at ‘Life Suit’

Our first proper trailer for After Earth and our first proper look at the ‘life suit’. Continue reading

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Martin/Prada Great Gatsby Collaboration: Fashion as Costume?

The press love Prada’s involvement with The Great Gatsby, but exactly how much does this help the film’s costume design? Continue reading

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Clothes on Film Chapter for Hollywood Costume book

Forgive the self-promotion as we draw your attention to Clothes on Film’s inclusion in book ‘Hollywood Costume’ edited by Deborah Nadoolman Landis. Continue reading

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Orange BAFTA Film Awards: The Costume Nominees

Who might win for costume design at the Orange BAFTA Film Awards? Continue reading