Costume DesignFilm & Television

The latest film in the Harry Potter franchise, called Fantastic Beasts And How To Find Them, has now been released. Set in 1920s New York, it features a range of fabulous period costumes, helping carry viewers away to this early 20th Century wizarding world. Helen Beaumont explains why below. Dressing Harry Potter One of the […]

FashionFilm & Television

Some famous people have more style than others. A poll on the UK’s best dressed celebrity women, for example, saw the public herald people like Kate Middleton and Jennifer Aniston as trendsetters, while dismissing others such as Katie Price and Rita Ora for their disastrous fashion choices. If you want to see just how fashionable […]

Costume DesignFilm & Television

When working as a costume designer, your key tasks will include conducting research, so you can create authentic pieces. You might want to look at the greats, so you can determine how to design costumes that live forever. Helen Beaumont names five of history’s most famous costume designers. Edith Head In terms of recognition, Edith […]

Costume DesignFilm & Television

There are some great films for fashion lovers, with productions like Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory inspiring Halloween costume ideas the world over, throughout the years. You may be interested to learn that new research has revealed the most popular film-inspired Halloween costumes for 2016. Landmark research Lifestyle news site Refinery 29 reports that […]

Film & TelevisionIndustry Tips

As a costume designer, your key tasks will vary day-to-day. You will regularly be required to consult with actors, so together you can develop costumes which whisk viewers away on a fictional journey. Research beforehand Any skilled actor will know their character inside out. They will expect you to know the character just as well […]

FashionFilm & Television

Conducting research into celebrity fashion, ecommerce retailer Kaleidoscope has asked UK customers to give their two cent on the best and worst dressed female celebrities. Helen Beaumont looks at the verdicts. Best dressed women The Belfast Telegraph writes that fashion ecommerce retailer Kaleidoscope has released its latest research. Here, the firm asked customers across the […]

FashionFilm & Television

As an aspiring costume designer and fashion enthusiast, you can learn more about this industry by looking to the silver screen. Helen Beaumont reveals five great films for fashion lovers. The September Issue September is the biggest month for fashion magazines, where publications compete to release the best issue. This tradition was created by legendary […]