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The Look of Love: Q&A with Costume Designer Stephanie Collie

As is often the way with costume designers, Stephanie Collie is something of an unsung hero. We will not reel off her entire back catalogue, but it does include South Riding (2011, TV), Telstar (2008) Peter’s Friends (1992) and perhaps … Continue reading

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The Look of Love: Dressing the No-Body Body

How changing body shapes can affect the appearance of period costume. Continue reading

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Star Trek Into Darkness: The Devil is in the Details

Spoiler warning: The costume clues and details of Star Trek Into Darkness. 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

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Boogie Nights Costume: Dirty Time

Mark Bridges exclusively explains his costume choices for retro epic Boogie Nights. Continue reading

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Michael Caine in Get Carter: Killer Suit

Michael Caine created Jack Carter, yet his immaculate blue mohair suit was more than a little responsible for creating the myth. Continue reading

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Bridesmaids Q&A: Comedy Costume

With exclusive insight from Leesa Evans, Clothes on Film takes an overview look at the art of comedic costume in Bridesmaids. Continue reading

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Beyond Biba, Beyond Fashion

Beyond Biba: A Portrait of Barbara Hulanicki is a contextualised examination of one woman’s extraordinary influence on popular culture. Continue reading

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Favourite Fashions From Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Less a costume movie and more a fashion one, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls is typical of its naughty director Russ Meyer in all the best ways. Continue reading

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Michael Caine in Pulp

Michael Caine is the epitome of badly folded cool. 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