From queens to superheroes, film costumes find Hollywood home
By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dorothy's famous ruby red slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" have found their way home again as one of the highlights in a new Hollywood exhibition that showcases iconic costumes in film. The Hollywood Costume exhibit, opening Thursday in Los Angeles and curated by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and London's Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A ...
The Secret Histories Of 5 Famous Hollywood Costumes
Costume designers for Indiana Jones, The Blues Brothers , The Hunger Games , and more dish on their process. If a film is doing its job, you're probably not thinking about how its costumes were made--you're wrapped up in the story, forgetting that the characters are just actors in carefully manufactured garb. But the stories behind the designs of Hollywood's most famous garments can be as rich ...
Hollywood Costumes from the Golden Age to the present
Chances are, even if you haven’t seen the movies, you can picture the costumes. Harrison Ford’s fedora and leather jacket in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” John Belushi’s “college” sweatshirt in “National Lampoon’s Animal House.” Eddie Murphy’s fur coats and lavish gold jewelry in “Coming to America.”
Design talks on tap at Winterthur
A series of lectures on costume design related to “Downton Abbey” and other TV and movie productions are offered at Winterthur this fall. In addition to the British period piece, the lecture series will feature costume designers linked to “Mad Men,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “The Hunger Games,” “True Blood,” “Deadwood” and Netflix’s “House of Cards.”
'Hunger Games' costumes to hit the auction block
Later this month, net-a-porter.com will launch Capitol Couture, a collection of clothing designed by Catching Fire costume designer Trish Summerville, but if you’re a super-fan, you’ll want to place your bid on actual costumes worn by the actors in ...