Costume Stories and Links

Costume Stories: This Week, Barry Lyndon & Sleepy Hollow

Catch up with the week’s costume links.

Fashion Fall Trends

From big screen and small, Nathalie Atkinson analyses – with typical and unrelenting brilliance – inspiration for the fall fashion season.

Ken Van Duyne, Assistant Costume Designer

Chats about his way into the business and working with Julie Weiss.

Piero Tosi

The Italian costume designer (Death in Venice, The Night Porter) has been given an honorary Oscar. Well done, sir.

Costume designers as brands

Cassy Salyer looks at the increasing (and potentially controversial) trend for costume designers to produce capsule versions for the high street.

The Bling Ring

Video: The Cut meet costume designer Stacey Battat.

Sleepy Hollow

Costume designer Sanja Hays worked on the pilot, but Kristin M. Burke takes over for the rest of the season. Stoked to see this.

Insidious 2

More Kristin Burke, this time helping to scare the pants off us all over again. Be interesting to see how Universal Studio’s have interpreted her costumes from the first film for their Halloween Horror Nights Attraction.

Fashion and Film

Stylist investigates this enduring, and recently blossoming relationship.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Girls do Film has some fascinating things to say about Travilla’s famous pink dress for Marilyn Monroe.

Barry Lyndon

Video: WORN presents the hats of Barry Lyndon. Great fun. Thanks to Tim Pelan for the heads up.


Phaedra Dahdaleh has worked as a costume assistant and supervisor on almost every movie to come out of Jordan in the past five years. Here she talks to The National about taking the top job for the first time on Jon Stewart’s directorial debut (shot in Jordan, obviously), Rosewater.

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