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Prada’s perfect therapy session

Prada: A Therapy Directed by Roman Polanski Of course the Cannes Film Festival has Miss Prescott all a-flutter with frocks and red carpet frivolity – even when watching all the action from the comfort of an armchair and an iPad. In a perfect marriage of fashion & film, Prada used the French Riviera backdrop to … Continue reading

The Artist wins Oscar for costume design

Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo in ‘The Artist’ Following a rather restful Caribbean cruise over the festive season, Miss Prescott has returned to the fashion film fold to soak up the glamour of the Oscars. And how exciting that Mark Bridges should win the little gold man for his joyously authentic costumes in The Artist. The … Continue reading

The Girl with the H&M Line

H&M Dragon Tattoo collection It’s not the most obvious homage by fashion to film, but you can’t blame H&M for trying. With the release of the English-language version of the Swedish film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo imminent (although a later Jan. 12 in Australia), those in the Northern Hemisphere can also step into … Continue reading

Girl Panic!

Duran Duran: Girl Panic! Directed by Jonas Akerlund Way back when Miss Prescott was but a wee slip of a thing, Duran Duran ruled the airwaves and MTV (thank you, Russell Mulcahey) and supermodels strutted down catwalks like beautiful, gleaming beasts. In these times, pop stars and supermodels lived glamorous, hedonistic lives (or so we … Continue reading

I love Paris…

Midnight in Paris Costumes by Sonia Grande Miss Prescott admits she has been harping on about The Great Gatsby of late, and with good reason given the 1920s feel emerging in fashion at the moment. But getting the Lindy Hop on the ’20s trend on the big screen is Woody Allen’s latest film, Midnight in … Continue reading

Gatsby, meet Tiffany

The Great Gatsby Costume design by Catherine Martin Now here’s a match made in celluloid heaven. The latest news from the Baz Luhrmann remake of The Great Gatsby has come not from the Sydney set, but the New York HQ of Tiffany & Co, which has announced its collaboration on the film. The luxury New … Continue reading

The Assistant and the Showgirl

My Week with Marilyn Costumes by Jill Taylor Get set for wiggle dresses and cat-eye sunglasses—here is the official trailer for My Week with Marilyn (out Jan. 5 in Australia), with Michelle Williams (above) starring as the iconic blonde. Somehow Yardley’s Lavender doesn’t have quite the same ring as Chanel No. 5…

Swans strong

Untitled Snow White (2012) Costumes by Eiko Ishioka Giles spring/summer 2012 As the first images from the “Untitled Snow White” project were unveiled this week, Miss Prescott couldn’t help but notice a striking similarity between one of the costumes and one of the recent spring/summer 2012  collections… Lily Collins vs Giles Deacon Swans became the … Continue reading

Liberace heads to HBO

Further to Miss Prescott’s previous post regarding the upcoming Liberace biopic starring Michael Douglas as the ivory tinkler and Matt Damon as his live-in lover/chauffeur Scott Thorson, comes an update on the project. Director Steven Soderbergh and executive producer Jerry Weintraub have confirmed that rather than a theatrical release, US cable channel HBO will be … Continue reading

ASVOFF 2011 winners

Diane Pernet’s A Shaded View on Fashion Film Festival 4 took place at Paris’ Centre Georges Pompidou on the weekend, featuring fashion shorts from the likes of Bruce Weber, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin and Ellen von Unwerth. The festival included a competition covering various aspects of the fashion film, including best styling, soundtrack, … Continue reading