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Costume Design in House of Cards: Colour is Power

Costume colours in House of Cards are symbolic of vulnerability and power. Continue reading

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Costume Round Up: Any Colour so long as it’s Black

In honour of the The Wolverine and his black on black Yakuza uniform, a round up of posts featuring memorable black costumes at Clothes on Film. Continue reading

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A Cat of a Certain Breed: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Armour and indecisiveness: Audrey Hepburn is more than a little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Continue reading

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La Femme Nikita: Anne Parillaud’s Little Black Dress

La Femme Nikita re-defines the little black dress on film. Continue reading

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13 Going On 30: Colourful Jennifer Garner

The costumes are somewhat…ahem….‘colourful’. Continue reading