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Costume Stories, This Week: Bhanu Athaiya and Gotham

Two weeks of costume stories. Sheena Napier DTSFT cover this prolific costume designer’s chat at the V&A. And if you’ve not heard of Ms Napier we’ll just say: Backbeat, Poirot, Enchanted April. Sandy Powell Nice rundown of Ms. Powell’s Young … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: RoboCop and The Walking Dead

The week in costume stories and links. FIDM Gorgeous costumes on display from 2013 released movies. Tyranny of Style takes you there… Some more good FIDM photos at Frocktalk. Downton Abbey Insightful gallery notes by costumer Caroline McCall. Sure, baby … 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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Costume Stories, This Week: Sandy Powell and Bad Grandpa

What have you missed costume wise this week? Well…. Sandy Powell In conversation with Kinvara Balfour at the Regent Street Apple Store, 18th November. Scandal Lyn Paolo has no intention of becoming a fashion designer. Sleepy Hollow We’re a bit … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Thor: The Dark World and Reign

An American Werewolf in London A screening at the Billy Wilder theater in Los Angeles on the 26th, with Deborah Nadoolman Landis in attendance to sign copies of her book ‘Hollywood Costume’ (we’re in that!). Shawna Trpcic It’s question time … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Downton Abbey & Breaking Bad

This week’s costume biggies. The Great Race Karen Noske analyses the exceptional work of Edith Head for Natalie Wood. Breaking Bad Emma Fraser looks at Lydia’s blue coat (and her influence on Todd’s clothing) in recent episodes. Downton Abbey Caroline … Continue reading

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Movie Costumes on Display in Los Angeles

For those of you lucky enough to live in LA, literally racks of costumes have just on display at The FIDM Museum. Continue reading

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Dual Analysis: The Big Lebowski – KB’s Thoughts

The Big Lebowski is brilliantly designed; the characters are concisely and efficiently illustrated, says KB from FrockTalk.com. Continue reading