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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 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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Costume Design in Stoker: Control Yourself

It’s all about the shoes in Stoker. Continue reading

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Lawless: Interview with Costume Designer Margot Wilson

Costume designer Margot Wilson talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her impeccable work on Lawless. Continue reading

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Tom Hardy in Lawless: The Knitwear Anti-Hero

Tom Hardy heralds dawning of the knitwear anti-hero. Margot Wilson discusses her use of the cardigan for Lawless. Continue reading

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Midnight in Paris: Nostalgia Fashion

Sonia Grande’s costume design for Midnight in Paris offers everything we expect of 1920s Paris and the contemporary nouveau riche. Continue reading

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First Official Gatsby Pics Bring the Money

Warner Bros. have released two images from The Great Gatsby. Not much to see, but it is difficult not to be drawn in by the promise of costume luxury. Continue reading

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Noomi Rapace in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Playing computer hacker, Lisbeth Salander, Noomi Rapace embodies the character in such a way that picturing anyone else in the role is nearly impossible. 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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X-Men: First Class Costumes

Some official images have surfaced for X-Men: First Class. The sixties costumes vibe is not excessive, however. Continue reading

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Brighton Rock and Mod: Trailer Hits

It’s grim by the coast. A trailer for 1960s set Brighton Rock has arrived online. Continue reading

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The Big Lebowski: Jeff Bridges in a Pendleton Cardigan

His Cowichan-type Pendleton cardigan sums up The Dude best of all. Continue reading