MINOR SPOILERS For all the inevitable chrysalis transformation of singer Ally (Lady Gaga) during A Star is Born (2018, directed by Bradley Cooper), the most subtle, yet real sartorial reflection of character belongs to her[…]
Filmmaker Nic Fforde discusses how he come to realise the importance of costume design in his projects. Stories in films are all familiar to us in some way, no matter how remote the setting. The[…]
Locke (2013, costume design by Nigel Egerton) is a film unique in its restrictions – it takes place in real time, has only one character and only one setting. Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) is driving[…]
American Psycho (2000, costume designer Isis Mussenden) is a late 1980s set film that highlights the importance placed on external appearance and the disparity that can lie between this and the true nature of a[…]
If you have played The Last of Us on Playstation 3 it has likely ruined video gaming for you. The world created is so vivid and believable that every game afterward just feels dated and[…]
Fabrics jump out of the screen in this trailer for 12 Years a Slave.
World War Z neatly demonstrates the art of breaking down and distressing costume.
Joanna Johnston chats about her work on Lincoln and what we can we can expect from her latest project Jack the Giant Slayer.
The glossy costume world of gangster squad is faithful to history, but not a slave to it.
James Bond is back and he has never scrubbed up better. Tom Ford now exists to make Daniel Craig suits.
In a week of exciting trailers, the first for director Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby must surely be the most thrilling of all.
Betsy Heimann chats exclusively about one of the most iconic costumes of the 1990s.