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Hanging by a Thread: Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine

Suzy Benzinger, the costume designer of Blue Jasmine, chose iconic brands like Hermès, Louis Vuitton, and Missoni to serve as visual shorthand of what the modern-day wealthy socialite wears, but it is the white Chanel jacket that follows Jasmine from … 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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Ready For My Close Up: Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong fused East and West against an ill-equipped backdrop of Hollywood cinema. Continue reading