FashionHelen's InspirationIndustry NewsIndustry Tips

Let’s talk about pink. On the LFW catwalks there were rose golds, dusky pinks, shocking pinks, deep cherry, candy pink and pale pink is going to be very big in 2017. Big brands are jumping on the trend and designers are giving us many variations. One designer Ryan Lo even teamed up with cult pink […]

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Costume DesignIndustry Tips

The Winner Madeline Fontaine won the BAFTA award for best costume design for Jackie last week. She had stiff competition up against the hyped La La Land, Allied, Florence Foster Jenkins and Fantastical Beasts and where to Find Them from 3 times Oscar winner Colleen Atwood. Jackie portrays the story of Jackie kennedy’s life in […]

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FashionFilm & TelevisionHelen's Inspiration

  With the popularity of the 14 times oscar nominated La La Land featuring Emma Stone twirling in a yellow dress, the internet search for yellow has gone through the roof. The yellow dress featured was designed by costume designer Mary Zophres. She found the fabric in a cheap fabric store and over printed it with […]

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Costume DesignFilm & Television

Running from 1994 to 2004, Friends is still regarded by many people as the best, funniest TV show of all time. The programme also signified a significant development in the field of costume design, with many of its styles becoming popular in real life. Helen Beaumont explains more below… Style trendsetters Friends followed the trials […]

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Costume DesignFilm & Television

It’s key that aspiring film costume designers learn how to build relationships with actors. Films feature so many costume changes, that costume designers are required to constantly communicating with actors. Of course some films feature more costume changes than others, Helen Beaumont reveals which had the most ever. Changing records Up until the 1990s, Elizabeth […]

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