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Suit Yourself: Elliot Gould in The Long Goodbye

Newly released on collectable Blu-ray, The Long Goodbye (1973, directed by Robert Altman) is the kind of film you feel ashamed for not watching more often. Starring Elliot Gould as Raymond Chandler’s pulp private dick Phillip Marlowe, this is a … Continue reading

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The Birds: Tippi Hedren in the Green Suit

Why does Tippi Hedren wear a green suit in The Birds, and what does it mean? Continue reading

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The Wolf of Wall Street Trailer: Expensive Bad Taste

The Wolf of Wall Street trailer brings wide pinstripe suits and revolting ties. Continue reading

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Argo: Interview with Costume Designer Jacqueline West

Costume designer Jacqueline West talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her period recreation work on Ben Affleck’s Oscar favourite Argo. Continue reading

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Kate Hudson in Le Divorce: Love is in the Bag

Speaking exclusively to Clothes on Film, Le Divorce costume designer Carol Ramsey explains how a Hermès Kelly can be elevated from status symbol to character. Continue reading

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Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan

All the recurring themes in Desperately Seeking Susan are linked to one jacket. Continue reading

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Sean Connery in Dr. No: The Template For 007

Matt Spaiser, creator of The Suits of James Bond blog, analyses the style of 007 in the film that started it all – Dr. No. Continue reading

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Kind Hearts and Coronets: Decadent Dennis Price

The range of Edwardian coats cut for Dennis Price are recreated with remarkable historical accuracy. Continue reading