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[…]
As is often the way with costume designers, Stephanie Collie is something of an unsung hero. We will not reel off her entire back catalogue, but it does include South Riding (2011, TV), Telstar (2008)[…]
A few of the week’s costume titbits. The Butler Costume designer Ruth Carter explains her work on The Butler. Honest, with lots of detail – absolutely worth a read. …and Oprah’s ‘fashion evolution’ in the[…]
How changing body shapes can affect the appearance of period costume.
Costume colours in House of Cards are symbolic of vulnerability and power.
Goldie Hawn’s unforgettable debut in hot pants and mini skirts in Cactus Flower.
Michael Kaplan gives Clothes on Film the lowdown on his Star Trek Into Darkness costumes.
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.
Costume in The Cabin in the Woods is not grand, but it is very clever. All the teenage characters subtly evolve from one horror stereotype to another.
The subtle differentiation of character through costume design in Moon.
Catherine George’s costume design demonstrates how we read physicality on-screen.
Playing computer hacker, Lisbeth Salander, Noomi Rapace embodies the character in such a way that picturing anyone else in the role is nearly impossible.