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Net-a-Porter to Launch Hunger Games Capsule Collection

Must admit, we kind of saw this one coming. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire costume designer Trish Summerville has teamed up with online fashion retailer Net-a-Porter to produce 16 ready-to-wear outfits, leather goods and jewellery tied into the film. These … Continue reading

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CDG Award Nominations Are In: Hmm…

The Costume Designers Guild Award nominations right some wrongs and ignore quite a few others. Continue reading

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Anna Karenina: Jacqueline Durran Talks Jewellery & Costume

Costume designer Jacqueline Durran discusses her unusual approach for Anna Karenina – 1870s Russia via 1950s couture. Continue reading

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Oscar Nominations: At Least One Surprise

Oscar announces their Costume Design nominees and at least make up for one BAFTA shortfall. Continue reading

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BAFTA Nominations: Guess the Line-Up

BAFTA Costume design nominations announced. Worthy, but no surprises. Continue reading

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Clothes on Film Chapter for Hollywood Costume book

Forgive the self-promotion as we draw your attention to Clothes on Film’s inclusion in book ‘Hollywood Costume’ edited by Deborah Nadoolman Landis. Continue reading

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Anna Karenina Coming to Banana Republic: Costume Fashion?

Banana Republic have teamed up with Anna Karenina costume designer Jacqueline Durran to create an exclusive collection inspired by the upcoming movie. Continue reading

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Win! Five Copies of Movie Dressmaking Book Sew Iconic

We have five copies of Liz Gregory’s movie dressmaking book Sew Iconic to give away. That’s right, five. Continue reading

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Costume Design Award Winners Round Up: Oscar, BAFTA & CDG

The votes have been counted, the prizes dished out… Continue reading

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Orange BAFTA Film Awards: The Costume Nominees

Who might win for costume design at the Orange BAFTA Film Awards? Continue reading