These 2023 characters are bringing renewed attention to geometric sweaters
How three projects utilize similar costume notes to signify a big change.
On May 5, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski
Behind the Seams: The big problem with ‘Best Costume’ Oscar winners
The Oscars' costume design category is plagued by very obvious biases. Will 2023 shake things up?
On Mar 9, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Behind the Seams: The brilliant costume design of ‘Andor’
From Mon Mothma's chic formalwear to Syril Karn's tailored uniforms, Andor's costume design is a triumph of visual storytelling.
On Dec 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Snyder Cut is low-key a great sweater movie
The sweaters are brief but memorable.
On Mar 18, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
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
‘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
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