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Costume Stories, This Week: Grace of Monaco & Penny Dreadful

Some costume links to delight and amuse. Game of Thrones A preview of Daenerys’ ‘cruel dress’ revealed in this week’s episode. Judging from the pic it looks to be a sexual tease of some sort. Poor Jorah. Grace of Monaco … Continue reading

Bleu Jasmine_Cate Blanchett mid_Image credit Sony Pictures Classics © 2013 Lord Christopher Laverty. All rights reserved.

Costume Stories: This Week, Blue Jasmine and Roman Holiday

Tales from the costume crypt. The Talented Mr Ripley Remembering the stellar work of Ann Roth and Gary Jones. Blue Jasmine Costume designer Suzy Benzinger on budgets, Fendi and Cate Blanchett. The Butler Transformations…Ruth Carter discusses mimicking classic fashion designers … Continue reading

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Oz the Great and Powerful: Costume Interview with Gary Jones

We chat to costume designer Gary Jones about his work on Oz the Great and Powerful. Continue reading

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Costume Designer Ann Roth: “I Don’t Dress Movie Stars”

Harper’s Bazaar is running an insightful interview with Mildred Pierce costume designer Ann Roth. Continue reading