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Long and Lean: The Silhouette of High Rise

Or when your costumes look like a building. Odile Dicks-Mireaux’s designs for High Rise (2016) are far more than that. But for a film set in such a heavily stylised world, especially one created by sci-fi author J.G. Ballard, homogeny … Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief: Grace Kelly’s Coral Top and Skirt

This coral pink ensemble encompasses and challenges the absolute femininity of Grace Kelly. Continue reading

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Carice van Houten in Black Book: The Red Dress

Carice van Houten is a Resistance beauty of Jean Harlow-esque proportions in an unmissable red halterneck dress. Continue reading