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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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The Wolf of Wall Street Trailer: Expensive Bad Taste

The Wolf of Wall Street trailer brings wide pinstripe suits and revolting ties. Continue reading

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Costume Design in House of Cards: Colour is Power

Costume colours in House of Cards are symbolic of vulnerability and power. Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Trailer: Roaring Costumes

In a week of exciting trailers, the first for director Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby must surely be the most thrilling of all. Continue reading

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Reservoir Dogs: Gangster Silhouette

Betsy Heimann chats exclusively about one of the most iconic costumes of the 1990s. Continue reading

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The Woman in Black Trailer: Creepy Frock

A trailer for The Woman in Black arrives bringing that spooky sense of dread that only Victorian costume can provide. Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Costume Trailer Arrives

First look at Jenny Beavan’s late Victorian-with-a-twist costumes in action. Continue reading

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First Official Image: Sherlock Holmes 2

Sherlock Holmes 2 rounds out a week of costume reveals with this first official image. Continue reading