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Costume Stories, This Week: Game of Thrones and Spider-Man 2

Two weeks of juicy costume links. Sandy Powell A costumer who needs no introduction. This Sunday at the J. Paul Getty Museum she discusses the use of period photographs in her process. Puttin’ on the Glitz Tyranny of Style contributor … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: The Winter Soldier and Mad Men

That’ll do, costume. That’ll do. Captain America: The Winter Soldier Hello Tailor is stealing away your life with her rundowns of this mildly popular comic book movie. Not all are costume based, though all are worth reading. Here is PART … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Yves Saint Laurent and Mad Men

This week’s costume design news. Mad Men “She buys her clothes two sizes too small, more 50’s than 60’s.” – Janie Bryant knows her Joan. Yves Saint Laurent Costume designer Madeline Fontaine’s predictably difficult job costuming the immaculate biopic. …and … Continue reading

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

So what’s been happening this week then? Blue Jasmine ‘In costuming the past we lose the present.’ Wonder Woman Michael Wilkinson has basically said nothing about Wonder Woman’s outfit, yet we’re still hanging on his every word. Mad Men Jessica … Continue reading

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Saving Mr. Banks: Costume Design Featurette

A slight but worth watching video about the costume and production design for frothy Walt Disney biography Saving Mr. Banks. If you have not seen the film it won’t spoil anything, and will probably get you wanting to dress in … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Edith Head and Ender’s Game

Costume news you may have missed. Edith Head Google’s delightful doodle to celebrate the birth of Edith Head on 28th October 1897, showcasing illustrations of her work from A Place in the Sun, White Christmas, Sex and the Single Girl, … Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, Anna Nicole and House of Cards

The week in costume design. Continue reading

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Costume Stories: This Week, The Bling Ring and Anchorman

Lots of exciting costume stories this week.
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Costume Design and Fashion: A Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Analysing the sometimes tense relationship between fashion and costume design. Continue reading

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Mad Men Season 6 Premiere: Approaching the 1970s

Our thoughts on the costume design in the season 6 premiere of Mad Men. Continue reading