Category Archives: Style in film

Style in Film: Faye Dunaway in Bonnie and Clyde

Note: This is a revised edition of a previous article I wrote (initially published in September 2012), in celebration of today’s 50th anniversary of “Bonnie and Clyde”.   Faye Dunaway’s wardrobe in Bonnie and Clyde (1967) evoked a sense of … Read More

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Fashion in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Films

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Monica Vitti, L’eclisse   Michelangelo Antonioni’s characters are always in crisis, but they are always dressed well, too. Furthermore, their easy access to luxury is a key part of their forced and vacuous lives, on their constant longing for a … Read More

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The Simplistic Ease of Summer Dressing: Scarlett Johansson in Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Scarlett Johansson style Vicky Cristina Barcelona

  Just as Penélope Cruz’s wardrobe in Vicky Cristina Barcelona is the perfect embodiment of her bohemian soul (as I wrote a couple of weeks ago), Scarlett Johansson’s costumes are a great representation of her free spirit. But while María … Read More

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My Summer Style Muse: Penélope Cruz in Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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  It was not until I saw Penélope Cruz in Volver that I fully understood why she is Pedro Almódovar’s muse. Such depth and remarkable ease in playing, such a pleasure to see her on screen. It took one great … Read More

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Roger Moore’s James Bond: The Style, the Charm, the Humour

Roger Moore The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me   With his trademark single raised eyebrow, a twinkle of humour in his eye, a dry wit and tongue-in-cheek charm and class, Roger Moore was the James Bond who knew how to carry off by … Read More

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