Costume Stories and Links

Costume Stories: This Week, A Field in England and Doctor Who

What did you miss in costume design this week? Well…

Doctor Who

John Hurt’s character identity revealed by costume designer Howard Burden? Oh dear.

The Sound of Music

Bid on the second most famous pinafore in Hollywood history.

A Field in England

Get the big buckle, big boots, big everything look by Emma Fryer.

Pacific Rim

Kate Hawley on tackling ‘hard sci-fi’.


Lot 1793, Tetsuro Tanba’s traditional Japanese costume for You Only Live Twice (1967) and others went under the hammer this week at Bonhams.

The Lone Ranger

Unsurprisingly, Johnny Depp was very involved with his costume.

…and there are Lone Ranger ‘leather goods’ if you fancy them, too.

Star Wars

Early costume tests for Boba Fett. Try to keep a straight face.

Colleen Atwood


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