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The Place Beyond the Pines: Don’t Try This Look at Home

If you thought a scorpion embroidered bomber jacket was tough to pull off, just wait until you see Ryan Gosling in The Place Beyond the Pines. Continue reading

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Gangster Squad: Gangster Gloss

The glossy costume world of gangster squad is faithful to history, but not a slave to it.
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Crazy, Stupid, Love: Suits and 407s

Crazy, Stupid Love is every inch the ‘fashion film’, both in terms of narrative and costume designer Dayna Pink’s elegant menswear styling. Continue reading

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Clothes on Film’s 2011 Costume Design Round Up

By no means intended as an exhaustive list, Clothes on Film ponder an overview of 2011 in costume. Continue reading

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Mildred Pierce: Uniform Appeal

The displaced sex appeal of uniforms in Mildred Pierce. Continue reading

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Review: Drive

For a guy who prefers the synthetic appeal of satin and alloy, physical contact is a violent business. Continue reading