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Tailoring The Wolf of Wall Street

There is a problem with the costumes in The Wolf of Wall Street, and it has nothing to do with the film itself but the coverage they have received. Namely, that this coverage is incorrect. Articles such as this one … Continue reading

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American Hustle: Beneath the Glamour

MILD SPOILERS Costume designer Michael Wilkinson’s main accomplishment with American Hustle has largely been overlooked in favour of praising him as some kind of vintage stylist with an eye for provocative gowns and desirable heels. The truth is he has … Continue reading

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Costume Round Up: Villains

A round up of villain themed costume posts at Clothes on Film. Continue reading

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Kurt and Bart Discuss the Costume Design of Stoker

Kurt and Bart are fascinating. Forged as art school drop outs in 1980s New York, their name is now a singular brand to movers and shakers in the media industry. Yet they are two people, two very real people: Kurt … Continue reading

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Review: Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis satisfies as everything avant-garde cinema should be; an immaculate journey into weird. Continue reading

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Anuvahood: Urban Wear Swagger

Anuvahood showcases urban wear swagger. If you want to belong, you must fit in. 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

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Rocky: Talia Shire as Adrian, From Geek to Chic

She may start out in fisherman’s knitwear but by the end of Rocky, Talia Shire could not look more feminine. Continue reading