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The Essential Nature of Simple Costume in Locke

Locke (2013, costume design by Nigel Egerton) is a film unique in its restrictions – it takes place in real time, has only one character and only one setting. Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) is driving somewhere important, and over the … Continue reading

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The Young Victoria: Chris and Maggie Chat About the Film

We discuss the clothing, jewellery, even underwear of The Young Victoria with Maggie from The Costumer’s Guide. Continue reading

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The Young Victoria: Costume Designer Interview

To coincide with Emily Blunt’s Golden Globe nomination for The Young Victoria, here is a revealing interview with the film’s costume designer Sandy Powell. Continue reading