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Star Wars: Interview with Michael Kaplan

Surely we all know Michael Kaplan by now? Flashdance (1983), Fight Club (1999), Burlesque (2010), Star Trek (2009), and the biggest of the big, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Versatile is not a generous enough word for his talent; he … Continue reading

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Interview with 47 Ronin Costume Designer Penny Rose

Where to start with Penny Rose? Pirates of the Caribbean? Evita? King Arthur? Most recently of course 47 Ronin (directed by Carl Rinsch). You do not hire Penny Rose for something small. This is not to say she won’t work … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Costume Analysis: Cersei Lannister

Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) is the quintessential evil queen, right up there with The Queen from Snow White and the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland. Or is she..? Throughout Game of Thrones we have been given clues as … Continue reading

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Combat and the Croupier: The Costume World of Pacific Rim

Building character with the costume design of Pacific Rim. Continue reading

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Oz the Great and Powerful: Costume Interview with Gary Jones

We chat to costume designer Gary Jones about his work on Oz the Great and Powerful. Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Costume Analysis: Sansa Stark

The costume evolution of Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones.
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Michael Wilkinson Discusses Costume Design in Man of Steel

Man of Steel costume designer reveals fascinating insight about the film.
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Wilkinson's Superman suit designed for Man of Steel. Intended as something of an 'underlayer' for Kryptonians. © 2013 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

Man of Steel? Underwear of Steel More Like

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

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First Look at Captain America: The Winter Soldier Costume

Our first look at Chris Evans’ costume for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Game of Thrones and Liberace

Pick of the week’s movie and television costume design stories. Continue reading

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The Iron Lady: Costume as Distinction, Gender and Protection

A look at late Margaret Thatcher’s colour specific wardrobe as represented in the film The Iron Lady. Continue reading

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Prometheus: Exclusive Interview with Costume Designer Janty Yates

Clothes on Film have an exclusive chat with Academy Award winning costume designer Janty Yates about her work on Prometheus. Continue reading