Costume Stories: This Week, The Bling Ring and Anchorman

The week in movie costume design.

Now You See Me

Jenny Eagan discusses tear-away tuxedos and bodysuits.

The Bling Ring

“I did watch that show Pretty Wild” – costume designer Stacey Battat explains her choices for spoiled, burglarising LA teenagers. Lots of Juicy Couture, basically.

Behind the Candelabra

Lovely interview with Ellen Mirojnick explaining some of the movie’s most memorable costumes.

The Parent Trap (1961)

Fascinating analysis of one of the best ‘movie makeovers’ you’ll see.

Napster Wedding

Oscar winning costume designer Ngila Dickson made outfits for Napster founder Sean Parker and singer Alexandra Lenas’ wedding. Hey, if you’ve got the cash.


Anchorman exhibition featuring original costumes and props coming to Washington D.C. on the eve of Anchorman: The Legend Continues opening in cinemas (December 20th). On the spot prize if you turn up dressed as Ron Burgundy or Veronica Corningstone (not really).

Game of Thrones

GQ have put together a rather thorough style evolution with input from Michele Clapton.

Mad Men

The costume evolution of Megan. She is ‘doing the sixties’.


Costume designer Jill Ohanneson is releasing tie-in apparel for the series.

The Great Gatsby

Very good style guide for the movie everyone was talking about last month.

William Travilla

The estate of legendary costume designer William Travilla goes up for auction in October. Start saving.

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