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‘STFU and wait for the film!’: ‘Batgirl’ director responds to Leslie Grace costume backlash

Some fans aren't happy with Batgirl's purple catsuit in her upcoming solo movie.

On Jan 17, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The eternal appeal of the Aran sweater

'House of Gucci' went viral for it in March. Eight months later, it's still one of the film's premier looks.

On Dec 10, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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How costume design shapes the worldbuilding of ‘The Expanse’

We explain the deceptively brilliant costume design of 'The Expanse.'

On Aug 2, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Disney is selling ‘Cruella’ outfits without paying the film’s Oscar-winning costume designer

Costume designers are pushing back against studios using their work without credit.

On Jun 4, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The surprising history of Dracula’s cape, an iconic Hollywood costume

Why does Dracula's costume bear zero resemblance to the character in the novel?

On Apr 30, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why the MCU’s superhero costumes should look more like the comics

This video essay explains why the MCU's costumes are secretly kind of... boring?

On Apr 8, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why is Hollywood so obsessed with Victorian movies?

This video digs into the ever-popular genre of Victorian period dramas.

On Mar 25, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The Snyder Cut is low-key a great sweater movie

The sweaters are brief but memorable.

On Mar 18, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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The hidden genius of stormtrooper costume design

This video essay delves into why stormtroopers are a masterpiece of design.

On Feb 25, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘WandaVision’ and the secret language of sitcom costume design

From 'I Love Lucy' to 'Friends,' sitcoms have a very specific visual language.

On Feb 12, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why ‘The Matrix’s costume design still feels iconic today

Combining anime influences with 1990s cybergoth fashion, 'The Matrix' boasts some truly brilliant costume design.

On Feb 4, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Dressed to kill: The costume design of NBC’s ‘Hannibal’

This video essay digs into the clever, evocative costume choices of 'Hannibal.'

On Jan 28, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why does every ‘dead wife’ character look the same in Hollywood movies?

From 'John Wick' to 'Memento,' dead wives all receive the same bland costume design.

On Jan 4, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The bizarre history of the Batsuit

From 1943 to the present day, we explore the fascinating evolution of the Batsuit.

On Dec 10, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Inside the subversively sexy costume design of ‘Hustlers’

This video essay explores the underrated brilliance of the Jennifer Lopez stripper movie 'Hustlers.'

On Dec 3, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw