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Costume Stories, This Week: The Winter Soldier and Mad Men

That’ll do, costume. That’ll do. Captain America: The Winter Soldier Hello Tailor is stealing away your life with her rundowns of this mildly popular comic book movie. Not all are costume based, though all are worth reading. Here is PART … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Sandy Powell and Bad Grandpa

What have you missed costume wise this week? Well…. Sandy Powell In conversation with Kinvara Balfour at the Regent Street Apple Store, 18th November. Scandal Lyn Paolo has no intention of becoming a fashion designer. Sleepy Hollow We’re a bit … Continue reading

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The Catwalk of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

When you are costuming the biggest franchise release of the year and creating a capsule range to run alongside it for a major online retailer, it is clear a normal approach to the task is not going to work. Ex-stylist … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Teaser Trailer Hits

The very first trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and it’s more uniform than glamour. Continue reading

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Costume Round Up: Flights of Fantasy

To celebrate the release of Oz the Great and Powerful, here is a round up of the best fantasy costume posts at Clothes on Film. Continue reading

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All the Catching Fire Fashion Portraits in One Place

A fun glimpse at the bizarre fashions to expect in Catching Fire thanks to costume designer Trish Summerville. 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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BAFTA Nominations: Guess the Line-Up

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

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FilmCraft: Costume Design – A New Book by Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Not the only book you should buy about costume design, but probably the best. Continue reading

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Review: The Hunger Games

Judianna Makovsky’s costume design provides an intentional method of understanding The Hunger Games’ politics. Continue reading

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National Treasure 2: Diane Kruger’s Costume Quest

Judianna Makovsky demonstrates that contemporary fashion with a plot is far more fun than a flick through Vogue. Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Trailer Looks Magic

If you like Potter, you are going to like this. Cannot say fairer than that. Continue reading