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Working Girl: The Culture of Power Dressing

Costume designer Ann Roth’s template for Working Girl (1988, directed by Mike Nichols) is especially astute with regards to the social and geographical make up of its characters. Protagonist Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) is a homely girl raised and living … Continue reading

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Rumble Fish: Dress Code Integrity in Gang Culture

The costumes of Rumble Fish express the importance of teenage dress codes before the segregating journey into adulthood. Continue reading

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Review: Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis satisfies as everything avant-garde cinema should be; an immaculate journey into weird. Continue reading