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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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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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Dual Analysis: The Young Victoria – Chris’ Thoughts

Our first Dual Analysis with Costumer’s Guide. To kick off, here is what Chris from Clothes on Film had to say. Continue reading

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The Young Victoria: Chris and Maggie Chat About the Film

We discuss the clothing, jewellery, even underwear of The Young Victoria with Maggie from The Costumer’s Guide. Continue reading

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Costume Designers Guild Award for Doctor Parnassus

Award winners from the CDG included Monique Prudhomme for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and Sandy Powell for Young Victoria. Continue reading

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The Young Victoria: Costume Designer Interview

To coincide with Emily Blunt’s Golden Globe nomination for The Young Victoria, here is a revealing interview with the film’s costume designer Sandy Powell. Continue reading