Category Archives: Film costume

This Summer We’re Channeling: Brad Pitt in “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood”

But it is Brad Pitt’s Cliff Booth who takes film costume beyond ‘60s fashion and transforms it into timeless style. It’s both his attitude and clothes, modern yet very much of those times that project this California cool vibe and that very much capture the decade’s uplifting, freewheeling spirit. Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Melina Mercouri in “Never on Sunday”

It’s a dancer’s body you think of when you see Melina Mercouri blaze on the screen in Never on Sunday. When she dances, her black sheath dress dances with her. When she walks, her clothes walk with her. Her elegance is alive. Theoni V. Aldredge not only understood film costume, she understood costume construction. She rarely used ready-made dresses in her costumes. Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Ursula Andress in “Dr. No”

From the very beginning, there has been much more than what meets the eye to the archetypal Bond Girl. And I perfectly understand why, for some, Ursula Andress will always remain the epitome of the Bond Girl. Read More

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Orphée’s Death is Wearing Elsa Schiaparelli: María Casares in “Orpheus”

The ultimate femme fatale. “Death in my film is not Death represented symbolically by an elegant woman, but the Death of Orphée. Dressed in Elsa Schiaparelli, María Casares’ Princess is a haunting creation. Read More

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Talking Film Costume: Nina Hoss in “Barbara”

Barbara’s uniform look very much sums up the context in which the character lives, her restraint and isolation. Created by costume designer Anette Guther, Nina Hoss’ wardrobe in the film also represents Read More

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