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Costume Stories: This Week, The Bling Ring and Anchorman

Lots of exciting costume stories this week.
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The Great Gatsby Costumes at Brooks Brothers in London

We visited Brooks Brothers to check out their costume display from The Great Gatsby. Continue reading

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Argo Buy a Sports Jacket: The Thinking Man’s Hero Attire

Ben Affleck’s pseudo-cowboy costume in Argo harks back to the golden age of the sports jacket. Continue reading

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Review: Skyfall

James Bond is back and he has never scrubbed up better. Tom Ford now exists to make Daniel Craig suits. Continue reading

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service: The Primer for Skyfall

George Lazenby’s fashionable Bond is sartorially similar to Daniel Craig in Skyfall. 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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Designing 007 Exhibition: Costumes Galore

A look at the costumes you can expect to see and enjoy at Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style. Continue reading

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Video: Designing James Bond’s Suits: Connery to Craig

A new web documentary analysing the look of James Bond. Continue reading

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FilmCraft: Costume Design – A New Book by Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Not the only book you should buy about costume design, but probably the best. Continue reading

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Lindy Hemming Talks Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style

Costume designer Lindy Hemming chats exclusively to Clothes on Film about her contribution to Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style. Continue reading