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Why is Miss Piggy Wearing a Vivienne Westwood Wedding Dress?

When Clothes on Film visited The Muppets Most Wanted set back in March of 2013, we were given a tour of the bustling ‘wardrobe’ (their words) department, as overseen by costume designer Rahel Afiley. You can read more about that … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Blue Jasmine and Roman Holiday

Tales from the costume crypt. The Talented Mr Ripley Remembering the stellar work of Ann Roth and Gary Jones. Blue Jasmine Costume designer Suzy Benzinger on budgets, Fendi and Cate Blanchett. The Butler Transformations…Ruth Carter discusses mimicking classic fashion designers … Continue reading

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So Dior Exhibition at Harrods: Movie Star Dresses

Some photographs from the recent So Dior exhibition at Harrods. Continue reading

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Costume Design and Fashion: A Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Analysing the sometimes tense relationship between fashion and costume design. Continue reading

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Costume Round Up: Any Colour so long as it’s Black

In honour of the The Wolverine and his black on black Yakuza uniform, a round up of posts featuring memorable black costumes at Clothes on Film. Continue reading

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A Cat of a Certain Breed: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Armour and indecisiveness: Audrey Hepburn is more than a little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Continue reading

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Win! Five Copies of Movie Dressmaking Book Sew Iconic

We have five copies of Liz Gregory’s movie dressmaking book Sew Iconic to give away. That’s right, five. Continue reading

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Sandra Bullock in The Proposal: Small Wardrobe, Big Impact

With exclusive insight from costume designer Catherine Marie Thomas, we analyse Sandra Bullock’s low volume, big impact wardrobe in The Proposal. Continue reading

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Full The Dark Knight Rises Trailer Hits: Merry Christmas

Christmas comes early for anyone looking forward to The Dark Knight Rises, as Warner Bros. has just released a full trailer. Continue reading

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Debbie Reynolds Costume Auction: Marilyn Goes for $4.6 Million!

$ 4,600,000 for Marilyn Monroe’s ‘subway’ dress was only just one mega bid of many. Continue reading

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Debbie Reynolds’ Costume Collection Up For Auction

The Debbie Reynolds costume collection is up for sale. Darn you, worldwide recession! Continue reading

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The Tourist: Colleen Atwood Talks Exclusively About Costumes

We asked Colleen Atwood a few questions about The Tourist’s lavish costume look. Continue reading