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Argo: Interview with Costume Designer Jacqueline West

Costume designer Jacqueline West talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her period recreation work on Ben Affleck’s Oscar favourite Argo. 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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Argo Buy a Sports Jacket: The Thinking Man’s Hero Attire

Ben Affleck’s pseudo-cowboy costume in Argo harks back to the golden age of the sports jacket. Continue reading

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Review: Water for Elephants

Old fashioned and sentimental, Water for Elephants still has much to offer with its very readable costume design. Continue reading

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Water for Elephants: Latest Trailer and Stills

Some images and the latest trailer from Water for Elephants. Period costume design by Jacqueline West. Continue reading

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83rd Academy Awards Snub Big Costume Movies

The 83rd Academy Award nominations were not especially surprising, but for Best Costume Design category there were a couple of major upsets. Continue reading

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Costume Designers Guild Nominations: 2011

The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) has served up their nominations for this year. Continue reading