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Interview with 47 Ronin Costume Designer Penny Rose

Where to start with Penny Rose? Pirates of the Caribbean? Evita? King Arthur? Most recently of course 47 Ronin (directed by Carl Rinsch). You do not hire Penny Rose for something small. This is not to say she won’t work … Continue reading

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Costume Design Award Winners Round Up: Oscar, BAFTA & CDG

The votes have been counted, the prizes dished out… Continue reading

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Costume Design Nominations: Awards Round Up

Here’s our round-up of the big three costume design award nominations. Continue reading

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Dressing the Stars: British Costume Design Exhibition

An exhibition of British costume design from films such as The King’s Speech and Pirates of the Caribbean opens at the Fashion Museum in July. Continue reading

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Film Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Penny Rose creates incredible costume that feels so much like it belongs; ironically we barely even notice it’s there. Continue reading