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12 Years a Slave Trailer: Fine Fabrics

Fabrics jump out of the screen in this trailer for 12 Years a Slave. Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Much Ado and Superman

Costume links of the week. 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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Sharen Davis Costume Interview: Django Unchained

Django Unchained costume designer Sharen Davis exclusively explains her work on the film. Continue reading

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Django Unchained: Tarantino’s First Costume Oscar?

Could Django Unchained be the first Quentin Tarantino movie to win a Costume Design Oscar? Continue reading

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Looper: Costume Designer Sharen Davis Reveals Inspiration

Costume Designer Sharen Davis talks us through her retro-vision for Looper. Continue reading

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Review: Looper

A mishmash of sci-fi conventions and clichés cobbled together as something we have never quite seen before. Continue reading

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FilmCraft: Costume Design – A New Book by Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Not the only book you should buy about costume design, but probably the best. Continue reading