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The Look of Love: Dressing the No-Body Body

How changing body shapes can affect the appearance of period costume. Continue reading

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Mad Men Season 6 Premiere: Approaching the 1970s

Our thoughts on the costume design in the season 6 premiere of Mad Men. Continue reading

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Beyond Biba, Beyond Fashion

Beyond Biba: A Portrait of Barbara Hulanicki is a contextualised examination of one woman’s extraordinary influence on popular culture. Continue reading

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Favourite Fashions From Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Less a costume movie and more a fashion one, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls is typical of its naughty director Russ Meyer in all the best ways. Continue reading