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American Hustle: Beneath the Glamour

MILD SPOILERS Costume designer Michael Wilkinson’s main accomplishment with American Hustle has largely been overlooked in favour of praising him as some kind of vintage stylist with an eye for provocative gowns and desirable heels. The truth is he has … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows Trailer: Campy, Period Blending Costume Fun

Watch the first trailer for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows and burst with costume excitement. 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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Dual Analysis: Saturday Night Fever

Establishing a new feature at Clothes on Film, the following review is written in collaboration with costume designer Kristin M. Burke. Continue reading