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Naomie Harris and Her Alt Bond Girl in Skyfall

Naomie Harris costumes Skyfall

  I am a hardcore James Bond fan. I can enjoy watching a Bond movie, even a bad one, for sheer entertainment. I am okay with certain Bond movie clichés and stereotypes. But I have to admit that, as a … Read More

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The Future Is Shaped by the Past: The Costumes of Blade Runner

Blade Runner costumes Rachael

  Less than a month since the release of Blade Runner 2049, and thirty-five years after the premiere of Blade Runner, I am still celebrating the original. Set in a dystopian 2019, Ridley Scott’s film envisioned a decaying Los Angeles, … Read More

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Crisp Precision: Lindsay Crouse in House of Games

Style in film-Lindsay Crouse House of Games

  Her outfits are mannish; her words are enunciated with cold, distant, crisp precision; her presence is uptight and cautious; her sculpted face never crumples. Some have criticized Lindsay Crouse’s performance in House of Games as robotic, a total absence … Read More

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Denim on Film: Little Fauss and Big Halsy

Lauren Hutton Robert Redford Little Fauss and Big Halsy

  Before summer’s end, let us indulge in the most simple, democratic, sincere, sexy and authentic piece of clothing, blue jeans, and everything denim.   At first look, Little Fauss and Big Halsy is notably forgettable. Forget about plot and … Read More

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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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