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Alpha Papa: Dress like a Partridge

Stone slacks, leather cardigan, pale denim – who wouldn’t want to dress like Alan Partridge? This may be dad brand clothing, but it announces you as the most confident man in the room. Driving gloves? That’s nothing. Try removing your … Continue reading

Wilkinson's Superman suit designed for Man of Steel. Intended as something of an 'underlayer' for Kryptonians. © 2013 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

Man of Steel? Underwear of Steel More Like

Superman’s new costume is underwear with a cape. Continue reading

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Argo Buy a Sports Jacket: The Thinking Man’s Hero Attire

Ben Affleck’s pseudo-cowboy costume in Argo harks back to the golden age of the sports jacket. Continue reading

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Hollywood Costume Exhibition Opens at the V&A in London

A rundown of why Hollywood Costume at the V&A is the best event you will see all year. Continue reading

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Reservoir Dogs: Gangster Silhouette

Betsy Heimann chats exclusively about one of the most iconic costumes of the 1990s. Continue reading