Category Archives: Style in film

From the Period Authenticity of “Meek’s Cutoff” to the Contemporary Realism of “Boys Don’t Cry”: In Conversation with Costume Designer Vicki Farrell

The costume design must bend and grow with the characters and with the film: Interview with costume designer Vicki Farrell. Read More

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The Armani Aesthetic and Film Costume Appropriation: Sam Shepard in “Voyager”

By offsetting the functionality of his 1950s clothes with a modern stylishness, a stylishness that confers Walter Faber a universal appeal, Armani “surpasses the barrier of time” in Voyager. Read More

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La Dolce Vita Meets New York Jazz and Beat Scene: Jude Law in “The Talented Mr. Ripley”

It isn’t hard to aspire to being Dickie Greenleaf and to his life of Italian leisure. Jude Law’s charismatic Dickie is confident and cool and so comfortable with the good life. Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Ali MacGraw in “Players”

Ali MacGraw is the essence of Calvin Kline unabridged style in “Players” (1979). Read More

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The All-Natural Look of Two Mythical Creatures: Thelma and Louise

With their disheveled and dusty looks, weather-beaten tan, high waist faded jeans, white and black tank tops, cowboy boots, unisex sunglasses and men’s cap and hat, Thelma and Louise “become more and more natural, but more and more beautiful as it goes on… Read More

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