Costume Stories and Links

Costume Stories, This Week: Amy Adams & Sleepy Hollow

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Amy Adams

Current actress of the moment and friend of costume designers everywhere, Amy Adams, is to be honoured at this year’s CDG awards on 22nd February.

Totò a colori

Satin, peplums, artsy tortoiseshell spectacles and Sophia Loren with unshaven armpits. Superqueen explains exactly why we should all seek out Totò a colori.

Game of Thrones

Finally someone has realised it is ALL about the embroidery.

The Great Gatsby

Catherine Martin chats to HitFlix about “colour obsessed” Baz Luhrmann.

Easy to Love

Engrossing post by Kay Noske at Movie Star Makeover, all about Helen Rose’s fantastic colour combinations for Easy to Love star Esther Williams.

Sleepy Hollow

Kristin Burke takes more questions from the floor about her costumes for the hugely successful TV series.

And HERE Kristin talks to the Go Fug Yourself team in about the most comprehensive costume interview we have ever read.

Father Brown

DTSFT goes into serious detail over this classic bit of BBC period drama.

Wedding Dresses on Film

For Guise, Brianne Gillen analyses some of the most important wedding ensembles to grace the big and small screen.

Ann Roth

The Tony and Oscar winning costume designer to be given a Distinguished Achievement Award by the USITT. That’s the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, just in case you didn’t know.


Not directly costume related, but a really useful diagram of gentleman’s hats by Real Men Real Style.

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