Costume Stories: This Week, Blue Jasmine and Roman Holiday

Tales from the costume crypt.

The Talented Mr Ripley

Remembering the stellar work of Ann Roth and Gary Jones.

Blue Jasmine

Costume designer Suzy Benzinger on budgets, Fendi and Cate Blanchett.

The Butler

Transformations…Ruth Carter discusses mimicking classic fashion designers such as Bill Blass to recreate Nancy Reagan (played by Jane Fonda).

Jenn Rogien

The Girls’ costume designer is now Gap’s official ‘styled by’ expert.

Orange is the New Black

More Miss Rogien, this time talking authenticity and maxi-pad shoes.

Roman Holiday

Just brilliant costume analysis of the film by DTSFT.


A brief chat with costume designer April Ferry. Unsurprisingly, it was Jodie Foster who brought Armani on board.

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