Category Archives: Style in film

A Return To Simplicity: Summer Style in Movies

Summer style - Tilda Swinton in A Bigger Splash

I’ve made a habit of watching some of my all-time favourite summer movies this time of year and I feel compelled to have you join in the fun. So here are ten films which provide some good summer viewing, as … Read More

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Natasha Richardson in The Comfort of Strangers: A Journey into the Armani Style of the 1990s

The Comfort of Strangers - Natasha Richardson Rupert Everett - Giorgio Armani

  In 1980, Paul Schrader’s American Gigolo launched Giorgio Armani’s career. The designer went on to revolutionize fashion and, from then on, menswear, and womenswear, have never been quite the same. A decade later, when Armani heard that the director … Read More

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Bond Girl Style: Carey Lowell in Licence to Kill

Bond girl style-Carey Lowell as Pam Bouvier in Licence to Kill

  Like The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) before it and Casino Royale (2006) after it, Licence to Kill (1989) introduced us to one of the best and one of my favourite Bond girls, Carey Lowell. She saves Bond’s back … Read More

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Unlikely Style Inspiration: Jaws

Unlikely style inspiration - Jaws - Classiq

Jaws will probably remain about the only blockbuster to have ever been mentioned on Classiq. But it’s a classic, and a blockbuster in the 1970s meant an entirely different thing than it means today. Most importantly though, it’s a good … Read More

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Brigitte Lin in Chungking Express: A Tribute to John Cassavetes’ Gloria

Style in Film-Brigitte Lin-Chungking Express

At once hyperkinetic and hazily romantic, Chungking Express is the quintessential film about loneliness in the postmodern metropolis, in contemporary Hong Kong, as characters brush against one another throughout the daily rush but struggle to connect. Even the voiceovers are … Read More

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