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Legend: Interview with Costume Designer Caroline Harris

Director Brian Helgeland’s Legend (2015) tells the based-on true story of Ronald and Reggie Kray: twins (both played by Tom Hardy), East End boys, racketeers, murderers, icons. The Krays were shaped during the 1960s, a post World War II boom … Continue reading

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The Essential Nature of Simple Costume in Locke

Locke (2013, costume design by Nigel Egerton) is a film unique in its restrictions – it takes place in real time, has only one character and only one setting. Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) is driving somewhere important, and over the … Continue reading

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Costume Stories, This Week: OITNB and Legend

A few costume design links on this fine day. Orange is the New Black Jenn Rogien talks about this season’s costumes. Colleen Atwood She’s making handbags now, which, perhaps unsurprisingly, look a bit like a cross between Fendi and Hermès. … Continue reading

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Lawless: Interview with Costume Designer Margot Wilson

Costume designer Margot Wilson talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her impeccable work on Lawless. Continue reading

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Tom Hardy in Lawless: The Knitwear Anti-Hero

Tom Hardy heralds dawning of the knitwear anti-hero. Margot Wilson discusses her use of the cardigan for Lawless. Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises: Costume Q&A with Lindy Hemming

Costume Designer Lindy Hemming talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her work on The Dark Knight Rises. Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan once again shows his appreciation for costume in this immensely satisfying end to the Dark Knight trilogy. Continue reading

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Full The Dark Knight Rises Trailer Hits: Merry Christmas

Christmas comes early for anyone looking forward to The Dark Knight Rises, as Warner Bros. has just released a full trailer. Continue reading

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Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

A classy, very British affair. Continue reading

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First Official Pic: Anne Hathaway as Catwoman

Somewhat misleading as nowhere is this pic officially tagged as being ‘Catwoman’; officially this is our first shot of Anne Hathway as Selina Kyle. Continue reading

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: Dressed Trailer

Looking so sexy that the finished film can be nothing but a huge disappointment, this teaser for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy ticks all the right 70’s boxes. Continue reading

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Inception: Jeffrey Kurland – Follow Up Costume Q&A

Jeffrey Kurland has once again spoken exclusively to Clothes on Film about his inspiring costume design for Inception. Continue reading