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Martin/Prada Great Gatsby Collaboration: Fashion as Costume?

The press love Prada’s involvement with The Great Gatsby, but exactly how much does this help the film’s costume design? Continue reading

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Art of Rosemary’s Baby

Artist Cathy Lomax has recreated several images from Rosemary’s Baby, analysing the film via costumes worn by its titular central character. Continue reading

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Costume Designer Theoni V. Aldredge Passes Away

A real legend of the industry, costume designer Theoni V. Aldredge, has died. Continue reading

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Dual Analysis: Rosemary’s Baby – KB’s Thoughts

Part two of a new Dual Analysis. Costume designer Kristin Burke from FrockTalk gives her thoughts on Rosemary’s Baby. Continue reading

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Dual Analysis: Rosemary’s Baby – Chris’ Thoughts

Anthea Sylbert was prolific following Rosemary’s Baby. Roman Polanski’s atmospheric horror was essentially her big break – and one of her toughest challenges too. Continue reading