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Meryl Streep in Costume for The Iron Lady Trailer

More clip than teaser trailer, but Meryl Streep certainly does look the part. Continue reading

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Kate Winslet in Mildred Pierce: Sex and the Housedress

A prevalent theme in the first episode of Mildred Pierce starring is how domestic costume can be read as a signal for sexual availability. Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Coral Top and Skirt

This coral pink ensemble encompasses and challenges the absolute femininity of Grace Kelly. Continue reading

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National Treasure 2: Diane Kruger’s Costume Quest

Judianna Makovsky demonstrates that contemporary fashion with a plot is far more fun than a flick through Vogue. Continue reading