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Mildred Pierce: Uniform Appeal

The displaced sex appeal of uniforms in Mildred Pierce. Continue reading

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HBO Sessions Video: Clothes on Film Discuss Mildred Pierce

Clothes on Film editor, Chris Laverty discusses the costumes of Mildred Pierce for filmed HBO Sessions. Continue reading

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Kate Winslet in Mildred Pierce: Sex and the Housedress

A prevalent theme in the first episode of Mildred Pierce starring is how domestic costume can be read as a signal for sexual availability. Continue reading

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Costume Designer Ann Roth: “I Don’t Dress Movie Stars”

Harper’s Bazaar is running an insightful interview with Mildred Pierce costume designer Ann Roth. Continue reading