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Florence Foster Jenkins: Exclusive Costume Sketches

Friday 6th May sees the release of Florence Foster Jenkins, the 1944 set true story of a woman, Ms. Foster Jenkins herself (played by Meryl Streep) who heard nothing but sweet angels in her head, yet couldn’t actually sing for … Continue reading

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Working Girl: The Culture of Power Dressing

Costume designer Ann Roth’s template for Working Girl (1988, directed by Mike Nichols) is especially astute with regards to the social and geographical make up of its characters. Protagonist Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) is a homely girl raised and living … Continue reading

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Review: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

A breezy retrospective of the most famous fashion editor of all time. 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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The Hangover: More Costume Questions Answered

Costume designer for The Hangover, Louise Mingenbach, has answered more questions about who wears what in the movie. Continue reading