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Skyfall Teaser Trailer Hits: Provocative

The first trailer for Skyfall hits with several suits, an overcoat, sportswear and a beanie. Continue reading

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Costume & Identity in Hitchcock’s Vertigo

Edith Head’s costume design for Vertigo demonstrates the power of clothes in forming identities on-screen. Continue reading

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The Secret Sharer: Abbie Cornish & Andrea Riseborough in W.E.

The glamorous look of the mid-1930s threads its way through dual love stories in W.E. Continue reading

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Crazy, Stupid, Love: Suits and 407s

Crazy, Stupid Love is every inch the ‘fashion film’, both in terms of narrative and costume designer Dayna Pink’s elegant menswear styling. Continue reading

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: Dressed Trailer

Looking so sexy that the finished film can be nothing but a huge disappointment, this teaser for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy ticks all the right 70’s boxes. Continue reading

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Goldfinger: Sean Connery in a Towelling Playsuit

The blue towelling playsuit in Goldfinger is typically remembered as Bond’s one sartorial disaster. Yet it might be worthy of reconsideration. Continue reading