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Phantom Thread: An Insight into Autism and Relationships

SPOILERS If you’ve heard anything about Phantom Thread (2017, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson), you are bound to uncover a multitude of thoughts on the astounding Academy Award winning costume work of Mark Bridges or the retirement role of Daniel … Continue reading

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Murder on the Orient Express: Interview with Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne

Clothes on Film were fortunate enough to be invited to a display of costumes from the latest adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express (2017), plus interview its costume designer Alexandra Byrne. An Oscar winner for Elizabeth: The Golden Age … Continue reading

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Free Fire: Interview with Costume Designer Emma Fryer

MILD SPOILERS Director Ben Wheatley’s latest, Free Fire, is set in Boston, 1978, but was actually shot in Brighton in 2015. Being as the plot revolves around ten characters involved in a one hour plus shoot-out inside a disused factory, … Continue reading

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Designer Style: The Counsellor (or Counselor?) Trailer Hits

The Counsellor trailer hits with high-shine sartorial gloss. Continue reading

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Brave: Costume in Animation – Interview with Claudia Chung

Does costume design exist in animated film? Simulation supervisor for Brave, Claudia Chung, discusses its creation, processes and role in the finished movie. Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Angels the Costumiers

Clothes on Film were granted a private tour of world-renowned Angels the costumiers. Continue reading

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Scarface: Dress and Excess

The arrival of Scarface on Blu-ray grants ideal opportunity to indulge in Patricia Norris’ exemplary, disco couture costumes. Continue reading

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Win a Limited Edition Scarface Blu-Ray + Scarf & Money Clip

Win a Scarface limited edition Blu-ray DVD, scarf and money clip. Three sets to give away. Look as tasteless as Tony! Continue reading

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Hanna: Interview with Costume Designer Lucie Bates

Lucie Bates exclusively discusses her work on Hanna, inducing parodies, subtext and working with Giorgio Armani. Continue reading

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Alien Anthology: A Revolution in Sci-Fi Costume Design – PT2

Part 2 of our examination into how the Alien films have used costume design to contextualise primal terror. Continue reading