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About Time to Dress Upper Middle Class

SPOILERS Despite all the hoo-ha over films such as Blue Jasmine and Stoker contemporary is still pretty much overlooked as a form of costume design. If it’s invisible, well, nobody notices it, and if it’s designer it becomes all about … Continue reading

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Suit Yourself: Elliot Gould in The Long Goodbye

Newly released on collectable Blu-ray, The Long Goodbye (1973, directed by Robert Altman) is the kind of film you feel ashamed for not watching more often. Starring Elliot Gould as Raymond Chandler’s pulp private dick Phillip Marlowe, this is a … Continue reading

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Diana Rigg in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service: To Die For

As TracyDi Vicenzo in OHMSS, Diana Rigg wore a daring 1960s wedding ensemble. Continue reading

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The Big Lebowski: Jeff Bridges in a Pendleton Cardigan

His Cowichan-type Pendleton cardigan sums up The Dude best of all. Continue reading