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Much Ado About Nothing: Colour Blind Costuming

Analysis of Shawna Trpcic’s subtle costume signifiers with input from the designer herself. Continue reading

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Goldie Hawn in Cactus Flower: Mini Skirts and Mini Suits

Goldie Hawn’s unforgettable debut in hot pants and mini skirts in Cactus Flower. Continue reading

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Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Oz is here and as far as fantasy costume is concerned, you are in for some surprises. Continue reading

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Costume & Identity in Hitchcock’s Vertigo

Edith Head’s costume design for Vertigo demonstrates the power of clothes in forming identities on-screen. Continue reading

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Boogie Nights Costume: Dirty Time

Mark Bridges exclusively explains his costume choices for retro epic Boogie Nights. Continue reading

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Diana Rigg in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service: To Die For

As TracyDi Vicenzo in OHMSS, Diana Rigg wore a daring 1960s wedding ensemble. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly in Blue Chiffon

As worn by Grace Kelly, this floaty, conspicuous dress is an appreciable nod to Dior’s ‘New Look’ of the late 1940s. Continue reading

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National Treasure: Diane Kruger, a Dress for Action

Certainly the most memorable costume Diane Kruger wears in National Treasure – a luscious silk, full skirted evening dress. Continue reading