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Dress like a Peaky Blinder

Let’s get this straight: Peaky Blinders is not Boardwalk Empire. It’s a post World War I gangster drama, during roughly the same time period (1919 as opposed to the early 20’s), it’s gritty, features loyal yet warring brothers, is as … 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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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows: Costume Round Up: Part 2

Second and final part of Clothes on Film’s sartorial run-through of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, with exclusive input from costume designer Jenny Beavan. Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows: Costume Round Up: Part 1

First of Clothes on Film’s two part sartorial run-through of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, with exclusive input from costume designer Jenny Beavan. Continue reading

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Review: Hugo – With Exclusive Insight From Sandy Powell

Hugo is Scorsese’s monument to wonder and excitement. Here Sandy Powell exclusively explains her costume choices to Clothes on Film. Continue reading

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Boardwalk Empire Costume Q&A: John Dunn & Lisa Padovani

On the eve of Boardwalk Empire: Season 2 commencing, we had a chat with the show’s costume designers John Dunn and Lisa Padovani. Continue reading

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Louise Bourgoin as Adèle Blanc-Sec: Feathers in Her Hat

Adèle Blanc-Sec’s world is akin to a fantasy Belle Époque; 1910s attire dotted among reanimated corpses and a dinosaur. Continue reading

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Review: The King’s Speech

A majestic tale set in a buttoned-up world of repressed emotion. Continue reading

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First Official Image: Sherlock Holmes 2

Sherlock Holmes 2 rounds out a week of costume reveals with this first official image. Continue reading

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Boardwalk Empire Trailer Hits. Can. Not. Wait.

The full trailer for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire arrives. Period costume fans, set your jaw to dropped. Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Costume Guide Part 2: Tweed Suits and Ulsters

Final part of our analysis of Sherlock Holmes complete with insight from costume designer Jenny Beavan. Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Costume Guide Part 1: Frock Coats & Bustles

With insight from costume designer Jenny Beavan, we commence our sartorial analysis of Sherlock Holmes. Continue reading