Fantasy Styling Agent Carter Season Two

I have for some time been enamoured with the idea of fantasy styling Peggy Carter of Marvel’s Agent Carter. Not only is it one of the few shows where women are allowed to shine as characters and not just as accessories, it’s also dripping with gorgeous 1940s style. That in itself makes trying to recreate Peggy’s style with items largely chosen from the British high street an enormous challenge. Forties shapes and cuts simply aren’t very fashionable at the moment, … Read More

Fantasy Styling Adele in the Hello Video

As I write this the current view-count on Adele’s Hello video is 252,547,470. It’s 2.5 million higher than it was just a few hours ago when I studied it carefully to break down everything she’s wearing. The video was made available just over two weeks ago! Apart from the fact that it’s the most intense, sorrowfully pleasurable earworm in months, you can’t get away from the fact that she looks stunningly beautiful in the video. Her make-up is gorgeous, as … Read More

How to Get Dressed – Alison Freer

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If you’ve been hanging out here over the past few months you may have noticed that I have a thing for TV and film costume. I study it in everything I watch. I love that the way a character looks tells us so much about who they’re supposed to be in the story or can immediately indicate to viewers which era to shift their minds to. Their costumes are almost like an additional character. Between focussing on that, the hair, … Read More

Fantasy Styling Kimmy Schmidt

Has there ever been a TV show so poorly represented by its trailer? When I heard that Tina Fey had a new project due for release I was inordinately excited, at least, until the trailer made it look a little too cute with not enough comedy. However, in Tina Fey we trust and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt turned out to be one of the best series of the year so far. Under the wing of cult leader Rev. Richard Wayne … Read More