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Costume Stories, This Week: The Oscars and House of Cards

Costume’s big week. Every dress worn by Best Actress Academy Award Winners We featured this lovely infographic by Mediarun on our Facebook page. Roll on Sunday! Funny Face Good article on the classic film by Pamela Hutchinson, including a telling … Continue reading

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Sleepy Hollow: Q&A with Costume Designer Kristin M. Burke

If you watch supernatural cop show Sleepy Hollow on Fox (Universal in the UK), you will definitely know who Kristin Burke is. Her sartorial contribution to the first season has ingrained the series with a handsome, consistent, yet oddly plausible … Continue reading

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Top Costumes of the Year 2013

What a busy twelve months it’s been for costume design. Really though, this art, or craft, or business (Deborah Nadoolman Landis insists it is definitely a business) gets more talked about each year. 2013 was especially exciting however as it … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Her and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

That’s it then. Happy holidays everyone! Her This is a good article. Will Joaquin Phoenix wearing high waisted trousers in Her bring about a return of the look on the high street? We really hope so. Low and skinny is … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Piero Tosi and Veep

The week, the costume stories. Oldboy Ruth Carter on working with Elizabeth Olsen and co. for Spike Lee’s upcoming remake. Some really fab costume sketches too. Piero Tosi The wonderful costume designer (The Leopard, The Night Porter), now 86, receives … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Barry Lyndon & Sleepy Hollow

Catch up with the week’s costume links. Fashion Fall Trends From big screen and small, Nathalie Atkinson analyses – with typical and unrelenting brilliance – inspiration for the fall fashion season. Ken Van Duyne, Assistant Costume Designer Chats about his … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, The Butler and Evil Dead

A few of the week’s costume titbits. The Butler Costume designer Ruth Carter explains her work on The Butler. Honest, with lots of detail – absolutely worth a read. …and Oprah’s ‘fashion evolution’ in the film. T-shirts “Kiss me I’m … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Clueless and The Newsroom

It was a busy week in costume. Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Arrested Development & Star Wars

This week’s other costume design stories and links. Continue reading