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Ellen Mirojnick Describes Costumes for Behind the Candelabra

Alongside costume illustrations with fabric swatch, Ellen Mirojnick explains the stage wear worn by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan once again shows his appreciation for costume in this immensely satisfying end to the Dark Knight trilogy. Continue reading

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Diana Rigg in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service: To Die For

As TracyDi Vicenzo in OHMSS, Diana Rigg wore a daring 1960s wedding ensemble. Continue reading

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Beyond Biba, Beyond Fashion

Beyond Biba: A Portrait of Barbara Hulanicki is a contextualised examination of one woman’s extraordinary influence on popular culture. Continue reading

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Alien Anthology: A Revolution in Sci-Fi Costume Design – PT2

Part 2 of our examination into how the Alien films have used costume design to contextualise primal terror. Continue reading

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Dual Analysis: The Big Lebowski – KB’s Thoughts

The Big Lebowski is brilliantly designed; the characters are concisely and efficiently illustrated, says KB from FrockTalk.com. Continue reading

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Dual Analysis: The Big Lebowski – Chris’ Thoughts

Let’s tell you why The Big Lebowski costume design rocked in an almost completely non-subtextual way. Continue reading

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The Big Lebowski: Chris and KB Chat About the Film

Recently Clothes on Film chatted with Kristin Burke from FrockTalk about The Big Lebowski. We discussed weightlifting pants and feminism. Continue reading