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Kramer vs. Kramer: Meryl Streep in a Burberry Trench Coat

Meryl Streep’s timeless Burberry trench coat is one of the most recognisable contemporary costumes of 1970s. Continue reading

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Rumble Fish: Dress Code Integrity in Gang Culture

The costumes of Rumble Fish express the importance of teenage dress codes before the segregating journey into adulthood. Continue reading

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Brave: Costume in Animation – Interview with Claudia Chung

Does costume design exist in animated film? Simulation supervisor for Brave, Claudia Chung, discusses its creation, processes and role in the finished movie. Continue reading

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A Cat of a Certain Breed: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Armour and indecisiveness: Audrey Hepburn is more than a little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. 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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Review: Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson’s most sartorially significant film yet. Continue reading

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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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Doris Day in Pillow Talk: Couture Allure

Doris Day’s last hurrah for 1950s fashion wearing some of the most exquisite costumes ever seen on screen. 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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Reservoir Dogs: Gangster Silhouette

Betsy Heimann chats exclusively about one of the most iconic costumes of the 1990s. Continue reading

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The Conversation: Gene Hackman’s Raincoat

With exclusive insight from costume designer Aggie Guerard Rodgers, we investigate the story behind Harry Caul’s distinctive plastic raincoat. Continue reading

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Powerful Costume in We Need to Talk About Kevin

Catherine George’s costume design demonstrates how we read physicality on-screen. Continue reading