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World War Z and the Art of Breaking Down

World War Z neatly demonstrates the art of breaking down and distressing costume. Continue reading

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Alan Partridge Movie Trailer Hits: He’s Wearing a Varsity

Teaser trailer for Alpha Papa aka Alan Partridge the movie arrives. He may dress hideously but costume design is vital for the character. Continue reading

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Sandra Dee in If A Man Answers: A Salmon Run Up Beacon Hill

The evolving costumes worn by Sandra Dee in classic sixties gender comedy A Man Answers. Continue reading

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A Cat of a Certain Breed: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Armour and indecisiveness: Audrey Hepburn is more than a little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Continue reading

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First Official Gatsby Pics Bring the Money

Warner Bros. have released two images from The Great Gatsby. Not much to see, but it is difficult not to be drawn in by the promise of costume luxury. Continue reading

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Kate Hudson in Le Divorce: Love is in the Bag

Speaking exclusively to Clothes on Film, Le Divorce costume designer Carol Ramsey explains how a Hermès Kelly can be elevated from status symbol to character. 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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The Big Lebowski: Jeff Bridges in a Pendleton Cardigan

His Cowichan-type Pendleton cardigan sums up The Dude best of all. Continue reading