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Journeying Into the Costumes of Into the Woods

Into the Woods opened on Broadway in 1987, with the music and lyrics written by Stephen Sondheim and the book by James Lapine. It is Sondheim’s most performed musical and one of his best known works. The story combines familiar … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: OITNB and Legend

A few costume design links on this fine day. Orange is the New Black Jenn Rogien talks about this season’s costumes. Colleen Atwood She’s making handbags now, which, perhaps unsurprisingly, look a bit like a cross between Fendi and Hermès. … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: True Detective and The Flash

Costume catch up time. Puttin’ on the Glitz Clothes on Film editor Christopher Laverty will be teaming up with the incomparable Amber Jane Butchart for an exciting talk at the British Library. Man of Steel Michael Wilkinson talks about his … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, A Field in England and Doctor Who

Catch up with the week in costume design. Continue reading

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Costume Round Up: Get Your Coat

Thanks at least in part to the wintry weather, this week’s costume round up is coats on film. Continue reading

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CDG Award Nominations Are In: Hmm…

The Costume Designers Guild Award nominations right some wrongs and ignore quite a few others. Continue reading

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Oscar Nominations: At Least One Surprise

Oscar announces their Costume Design nominees and at least make up for one BAFTA shortfall. Continue reading

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BAFTA Nominations: Guess the Line-Up

BAFTA Costume design nominations announced. Worthy, but no surprises. Continue reading

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Anna Karenina Coming to Banana Republic: Costume Fashion?

Banana Republic have teamed up with Anna Karenina costume designer Jacqueline Durran to create an exclusive collection inspired by the upcoming movie. Continue reading

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Dark Shadows Trailer: Campy, Period Blending Costume Fun

Watch the first trailer for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows and burst with costume excitement. Continue reading

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Costume Designers Guild Nominations: 2011

The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) has served up their nominations for this year. Continue reading