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Smooth Talk: “Tomorrow Night I’ll Wear the Halter”

Moments of sartorial significance, and that glimmer of recognition that we feel upon seeing an onscreen outfit worn more than once are found throughout Smooth Talk, Joyce Chopra’s underseen 1986 adaptation of a Joyce Carol Oates short story. The film … Continue reading

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Grease: The ‘Pink Ladies’ Wear it Well

Specialist websites suggest for a Pink Lady we need their jacket and a poodle skirt, but what do the girls really wear and why? Continue reading