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How exactly does one so fluffy get in and out of a car? Ladies of the Great Basin Costume Society demonstrate this clash of centuries.

Thursday, 29 November 2001 16:26

Costume Design: The Hidden Layer of Movie Magic

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Costuming is a vital but oftentimes overlooked aspect of amazing filmmaking. Let's take a look at some movies and see how the costuming added so much to their stories.

Monday, 28 August 2017 11:21

The Story of the "The Matrix" Costume

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Costume designer Kym Barrett takes us through her process of creating Keanu Reeves' Neo suit for "The Matrix Reloaded"...

Clothing, and the quality of life during the Victorian times depended on whether you were rich or poor...

Saturday, 02 September 2017 13:44

Designing The Batsuits

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Designing a batsuit can be rather challenging; for example, the batsuit cape needed to drape beautifully and dramatically for those strong scenes, but for other scenes, it needed to ruffle a bit by a gentle breeze. Enjoy comments from costume Supervisors, costume Coordinators, and costume FX artists along with other costume designers and directors. There is even mention of a victorian mangle which we know as the old fashioned wringer part of the wringer-washer that grandmother may have used. But wait, there's more ...

Saturday, 02 September 2017 09:58

Exploring the set of Once Upon A Time

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A television series like Once Upon A Time employs dozens of people to 'make the magic happen' but it's fun to go behind the scenes and see what the set really looks like...

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The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.