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A Colourful Tale: The Costume Canvas of Dick Tracy

A preview of Clothes on Film editor Christopher Laverty’s article on the vibrant costume design of Dick Tracy for Arts Illustrated magazine. Truly unique, Dick Tracy is as close to a comic strip brought to life as any film before … Continue reading

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Bonnie and Clyde: Hats as Identity

Bonnie and Clyde is a great example of how the simple addition of a hat can say a lot about a character. Continue reading

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The Fortune: Costume Guide – Dressing Soft For Murder

The Fortune is as pleasing to the eye as it is funny. Smart and loose casual elegance with a lot of silk and herringbone. Continue reading