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Costume Stories, This Week: Ray Donovan and Batman (1989)

Two weeks of catch up for you. Phillip Boutte Jr. This is something special. Tyranny of Style interview costume illustrator Phillip Boutte Jr. featuring some of his fabulous digital renderings from X-Men: Days of Future Past. Wonder Woman Apparently ‘exclusive’ … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: The Oscars and House of Cards

Costume’s big week. Every dress worn by Best Actress Academy Award Winners We featured this lovely infographic by Mediarun on our Facebook page. Roll on Sunday! Funny Face Good article on the classic film by Pamela Hutchinson, including a telling … Continue reading

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Tailoring The Wolf of Wall Street

There is a problem with the costumes in The Wolf of Wall Street, and it has nothing to do with the film itself but the coverage they have received. Namely, that this coverage is incorrect. Articles such as this one … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Inside Llewyn Davis & Cinderella

Happy New Year everyone! Life Without Zoe, The Canyons Two well researched and well written posts by Superqueen. This site is always worth a scoot around. 12 Years a Slave Costume Designer Patricia Norris is 82 years young. Cancel your … Continue reading

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Top Costumes of the Year 2013

What a busy twelve months it’s been for costume design. Really though, this art, or craft, or business (Deborah Nadoolman Landis insists it is definitely a business) gets more talked about each year. 2013 was especially exciting however as it … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Look of Love and Man of Steel

The week’s costume stories and links. Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, The Bling Ring and Anchorman

Lots of exciting costume stories this week.
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Ellen Mirojnick Describes Costumes for Behind the Candelabra

Alongside costume illustrations with fabric swatch, Ellen Mirojnick explains the stage wear worn by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra: Wearing Liberace On Stage and Off

Costume designer Ellen Mirojnick brings Liberace back to life on stage and off. Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Arrested Development & Star Wars

This week’s other costume design stories and links. Continue reading