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

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

Gatsby strikes again!

Gucci glamour Spring/Summer 2012 Miss Prescott has already mentioned the Great Gatsby style on the catwalk at Ralph Lauren. But it seems the 1920s trend is only going to get bigger until Mr Luhrmann’s movie comes out next year. Here is another selection of spring/summer 2012 dresses inspired by flappers, Art Deco and one Ms … Continue reading

Gatsby hits the Catwalk

Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2012 Spring/Summer 2012 collections  We can blame Baz Luhrmann. Shooting on his 3D update of The Great Gatsby has barely begun, but already its heady 1920s style is hitting the catwalk in rabid anticipation. At New York Fashion Week’s spring 2012 collections, none showed this particular trend as specifically to the 1974 … Continue reading

Channelling Joan Holloway

Talking Mad Men on Mornings With Kerri-Anne Well, there has been an interesting development since my post about the Mad Men costume exhibition last week and my interview with costume designer Janie Bryant. I was asked to have a chat with Kerri-Anne Kennerley on her morning show this week to discuss all things Mad Men … Continue reading

Thomas Crown’s ’90s Affair

The Thomas Crown Affair Costumes: Kate Harrington Looking back at the 1999 remake of The Thomas Crown Affair is very timely given the current winter trends we’re seeing in fashion. If you want an idea of how to work minimalism, monochromatic (top-to-toe tonal, as opposed to its black-and-white misnomer), fur accents and great knits, look … Continue reading