Category Archives: Style in film

His and Hers: The Trench Coat in Kramer vs. Kramer

Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman in Kramer vs Kramer

Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman are both wearing trench coats in Kramer vs. Kramer. The trench is the opposite of a statement piece, equally embraced by men and women, molding itself to the wearer. And it couldn’t reflect two more … Read More

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Clothes and Character in the Films of Jean-Pierre Melville

Alain Delon in Le samouraï

Throughout his career, Jean-Pierre Melville retained a passion for all things American and especially for the classic Hollywood gangster and noir movies. He eagerly borrowed the iconography of the genre – the snap-brim hats, the belted trench coats, the crooned … Read More

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Celebrating A Designer, A Friendship, A Legacy: Hubert de Givenchy and Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany

A retrospective of the special friendship and unique collaboration between Hubert de Givenchy, who passed away over the weekend at age 91, and Audrey Hepburn in the way I know best: talking about movies.   Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, … Read More

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Le Redoutable: In Conversation with Costume Designer Sabrina Riccardi

Interview Le Redoutable

Adapted by Michel Hazanavicius from Anne Wiazemsky’s own memoirs, titled Un An Après (or One Year After), Le Redoutable tells the story of Anne’s life with Jean-Luc Godard, with Louis Garrel and Stacy Martin in the lead roles. Anne made … Read More

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Diane Keaton: The Real Look Behind Annie Hall

Style in Film Diane Keaton in Annie Hall

Annie Hall (Diane Keaton) has just met Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) for a double match at a tennis club in Manhattan and now she is getting ready to engage him in their first conversation. They’re back in street clothes, which, … Read More

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