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Costume Stories: This Week, Elysium and The O.C.

Costume’s read all about it this week. Eyes of Laura Mars Guise analyses the influential costume classic. Just don’t call it ‘fashion’. The O.C. Tyranny of Style’s fantastic, mammoth look back the costumes of The O.C. Remember Seth’s reindeer Christmas … Continue reading

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Costume Designer Theadora Van Runkle Dies Aged 83

Well known and respected Hollywood costume designer, Theadora Van Runkle, has died. Continue reading

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Bonnie and Clyde: Hats as Identity

Bonnie and Clyde is a great example of how the simple addition of a hat can say a lot about a character. Continue reading

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Costume Designer Theoni V. Aldredge Passes Away

A real legend of the industry, costume designer Theoni V. Aldredge, has died. Continue reading