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Sole a Catinelle: Q&A with Costume Designer Marina Roberti

Marina Roberti is the costume designer of the Italian box office hit Sole a Catinelle. She has worked in the US with the likes of Milena Canonero, Sandy Powell and Dante Ferretti… How did you become a costume designer? When … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: Piero Tosi and Veep

The week, the costume stories. Oldboy Ruth Carter on working with Elizabeth Olsen and co. for Spike Lee’s upcoming remake. Some really fab costume sketches too. Piero Tosi The wonderful costume designer (The Leopard, The Night Porter), now 86, receives … Continue reading

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The Catwalk of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

When you are costuming the biggest franchise release of the year and creating a capsule range to run alongside it for a major online retailer, it is clear a normal approach to the task is not going to work. Ex-stylist … Continue reading

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Costume in The Great Gatsby: Use Your Imagination

Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin bring us the twenties reloaded. Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby: A Conversation with Catherine Martin

Catherine Martin chats about The Great Gatsby costumes, design and a lack of nostalgia. Continue reading

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Costume Design and Fashion: A Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Analysing the sometimes tense relationship between fashion and costume design. Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Costumes at Brooks Brothers in London

We visited Brooks Brothers to check out their costume display from The Great Gatsby. Continue reading

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Of Money and Sex: Fitzgerald, Luhrmann, and Clothing in The Great Gatsby

We analyse exactly what Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin need to get right for their costume design in The Great Gatsby. Continue reading

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Martin/Prada Great Gatsby Collaboration: Fashion as Costume?

The press love Prada’s involvement with The Great Gatsby, but exactly how much does this help the film’s costume design? Continue reading

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Prada Provided Carey Mulligan’s Gowns for The Great Gatsby

The best kept secret in costume design is finally out: Prada made Carey Mulligan’s gowns for The Great Gatsby. Continue reading