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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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Goldie Hawn in Cactus Flower: Mini Skirts and Mini Suits

Goldie Hawn’s unforgettable debut in hot pants and mini skirts in Cactus Flower. 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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Clueless: Crayola Brights & Rich Girl Prep

“Fashion victim” or “ensemble-y challenged”. Examining the legacy of Mona May’s costume design for Clueless. Continue reading

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Norwegian Wood: Hipsters Unmaxed

Does Japanese period costume reflect on contemporary fashion? We appraise the hipster style of Norwegian Wood. 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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Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan

All the recurring themes in Desperately Seeking Susan are linked to one jacket. 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