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Costume Stories, This Week: Thor: The Dark World and Reign

An American Werewolf in London

A screening at the Billy Wilder theater in Los Angeles on the 26th, with Deborah Nadoolman Landis in attendance to sign copies of her book ‘Hollywood Costume’ (we’re in that!).

Shawna Trpcic

It’s question time with Shawna Trpcic. What a fun idea!


FrockTalk’s guide to looking suitably fab and/or disgusting.

Thor: The Dark World

Costume designer Wendy Partridge (another new set of hands for Thor) chats briefly about her work on the upcoming film.


Inspired by her friend Ellen Crawshaw working as a costume assistant on Rush, fashion historian and all round sartorial resource Amber Butchart analyses cars and Formula 1 style in movies and beyond.

Cathy A. Smith

The western costume designer’s induction into the ‘National Cowgirl Museum Hall of Fame’.

The Mindy Project

Costume designer Salvador Perez, Jr. on Mindy Kaling’s figure flattering ‘couture’ scrubs.


A preview of costume and production design for the new NBC series by Cinema Style.

Grand Theft Auto V

Well done to Joe Kucharski for being used as a news source by Entertainment Weekly, and well done to Entertainment Weekly for pretty much copying his entire interview with costume designer Lyn Paolo and adding about five lines. Way to re-write guys.


More from Joe Kucharski writing at his site Tyranny of Style, here discussing the ‘contemporising’ of period costume design for new show Reign.

Only Lovers Left Alive

This romantic vampire drama film (come back) is not released in the UK until next February, but if Hello, Tailor’s analysis is anything to go it’ll be worth the wait. She touches on Bina Daigeler’s costume design, which already looks very impressive.

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