Black Swan | Clothes on Film

  • Must admit, we kind of saw this one coming. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire costume designer Trish Summerville has teamed up with online fashion retailer Net-a-Porter to produce 16 ready-to-wear outfits, leather goods and jewellery tied into the film. These ensembles will available exclusively at Net-a-Porter while being simultaneously promoted through Lionsgate’s Capital Couture website. Summerville, recently honoured as Costume Designer of the Year at the 10th Annual Style Awards, commented she’s “extremely proud of the designs that we created for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and there’s no partner more appropriate for Capitol Couture than the world’s most cutting-edge luxury retailer”. If anyone can make such a collection work,…

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  • Exclusive Q&A with costume designer Amy Westcott about the After Earth life suit.


  • Our first proper trailer for After Earth and our first proper look at the ‘life suit’.


  • The press love Prada’s involvement with The Great Gatsby, but exactly how much does this help the film’s costume design?

  • Forgive the self-promotion as we draw your attention to Clothes on Film’s inclusion in book ‘Hollywood Costume’ edited by Deborah Nadoolman Landis.

  • Who might win for costume design at the Orange BAFTA Film Awards?

  • By no means intended as an exhaustive list, Clothes on Film ponder an overview of 2011 in costume.


  • Costume designer Amy Westcott has finally been rewarded for her work on Black Swan with a CDG Award.

  • Amy Westcott talks exclusively to Clothes on Film about her process on Black Swan, that Oscar snub and the recent controversy surrounding herself and Rodarte.

  • The 83rd Academy Award nominations were not especially surprising, but for Best Costume Design category there were a couple of major upsets.

  • A ferocious work from a filmmaker at the height of his game, Black Swan is an incredibly satisfying piece of cinema.

  • The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) has served up their nominations for this year.