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Working Girl: The Culture of Power Dressing

Costume designer Ann Roth’s template for Working Girl (1988, directed by Mike Nichols) is especially astute with regards to the social and geographical make up of its characters. Protagonist Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) is a homely girl raised and living … Continue reading

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Tron Legacy: Light Suit Costume – Part 2

Part 2 of our detailed look at the costumes in Tron Legacy, moving onto specific design elements created for individual characters. Continue reading

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Tron Legacy: Light Suit Costume

We examine the design of the Tron Legacy light suits in detail including their creation, construction and symbolism. Continue reading