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Star Wars: Interview with Michael Kaplan

Surely we all know Michael Kaplan by now? Flashdance (1983), Fight Club (1999), Burlesque (2010), Star Trek (2009), and the biggest of the big, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Versatile is not a generous enough word for his talent; he … Continue reading

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Style Icon of the Season: Cousin Eddie in Christmas Vacation

He is the whitest of the white trash, the kind of man who dumps raw sewage in a storm drain and kidnaps your boss as a Christmas present. And the only man to ever combine a leather belt with a … Continue reading

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Costume Designer Michael Kaplan Confirmed for Star Wars VII

Star Trek’s Michael Kaplan confirmed as costume designer for Star Wars Episode VII. Continue reading

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Fight Club: Remembering Marla, the Dark Tourist

Costume designer Michael Kaplan reminisces with Clothes on Film about creating dark tourist Marla Singer in Fight Club.
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Hollywood Costume Exhibition Coming to V&A

Hollywood costume comes to London’s Victoria & Albert Museum in the most exciting exhibition of its type ever announced. Continue reading

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Michael Kaplan Talks Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Costume designer Michael Kaplan took time away from Star Trek 2 to chat exclusively to Clothes on Film about Ghost Protocol. Continue reading

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Review: Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Enjoyably daft fare with enough fast cars and desirable clobber to keep you cooing until the credits. Continue reading

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New Burlesque Trailer? Corset Is

A brand new international trailer for Burlesque has pranced onto the internet. Continue reading

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20th Century Fox at The London Film Museum: Costumes Galore

The London Film Museum has been running an exhibition featuring costumes from 20th Century Fox movies to celebrate the studio’s 75th anniversary. Continue reading