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

Costume Designers Guild Award winners 2011

The winners of the Costume Designers Guild Awards were announced this week, with the winners listed below. Amy Westcott’s win for Black Swan must have been particularly satisfying, given the controversy over the Rodarte sisters Laura and Kate Mulleavy and their involvement in the film’s ballet costumes. See a no-holds-barred interview with Westcott at Clothes … Continue reading

BAFTA nominations announced

COSTUME DESIGN NOMINEES ALICE IN WONDERLAND – Colleen Atwood BLACK SWAN – Amy Westcott THE KING’S SPEECH – Jenny Beavan MADE IN DAGENHAM – Louise Stjernsward TRUE GRIT – Mary Zophres Nominations have been announced for the 2011 BAFTA Awards, and there will be some strong competition in the costume department. Still flush from the … Continue reading

Black Swan

Director: Darren Aronofsky Costumes: Amy Westcott Ballet Costumes: Laura & Kate Mulleavy (Rodarte) Only nine more sleeps until Black Swan opens in Australia. And that means it’s not long until we can see Rodarte’s ballet costumes in full flight. No-one does tortured beauty like the Mulleavy sisters, Kate and Laura, so they were the perfect … Continue reading