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The Iron Lady: Costume as Distinction, Gender and Protection

A look at late Margaret Thatcher’s colour specific wardrobe as represented in the film The Iron Lady. Continue reading

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Costume Round Up: Get Your Coat

Thanks at least in part to the wintry weather, this week’s costume round up is coats on film. Continue reading

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Hollywood Costume Exhibition Opens at the V&A in London

A rundown of why Hollywood Costume at the V&A is the best event you will see all year. Continue reading

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Hollywood Costume Exhibition Coming to V&A

Hollywood costume comes to London’s Victoria & Albert Museum in the most exciting exhibition of its type ever announced. Continue reading

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Meryl Streep in Costume for The Iron Lady Trailer

More clip than teaser trailer, but Meryl Streep certainly does look the part. Continue reading

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Dressing the Stars: British Costume Design Exhibition

An exhibition of British costume design from films such as The King’s Speech and Pirates of the Caribbean opens at the Fashion Museum in July. Continue reading