The visionary behind many iconic film & TV series of the last two decades, Clapton is best known for her costume credits on Game of Thrones, The Crown, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and The King’s Man.
Costume Designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins and Co-costume Designer Maja Meschede joined Fashion & Cinema's Director Joana Granero Sánchez to enlighten us about the work behind the creation of the spectacular costumes featured in the film as well as the importance of historical acuracy in the evolution of the Downton Abbey story.
Join Sandy Powell, the acclaimed costume designer of films like Carol, The Aviator and Cinderella, and writer and curator Keith Lodwick in an illustrated conversation about her outstanding career. Followed by the screening of Orlando, by Sally Potter.
The archetypal nonconformists, rebels can be tough but sensitive; ground-breaking, but with principles. And, each of them has a fascinating style of his or her own. FASHION & CINEMA presented a series of screenings and talks which explored the rebel's aesthetic world, and their stories from behind-the-scenes. Iconic films and images of rebellious men and women recall Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen and Katharine Hepburn – all of whom have an enduringly fashionable timelessness.
Costume Designer Suttirat Anne Larlarb joined us after the screening of the film for an on-stage conversation about her work creating the costumes for James Bond and all other characters.
Anna Jackson, Curator of the Victoria and Albert Museum's Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk exhibition (29 February – 21 June 2020), where two of the kimono ensembles from the film will be displayed, gave an illustrated introduction to the film, with a behind-the-scenes look at this spectacular new exhibition.
A look at the work for Costume Designer Arianne Phillips, who has worked closely with Quentin Tarantino to recreate the aesthetics of a fascinating world with many different social classes, and several stories that intertwine in the film.
Stage Fright was introduced by Emma Treleaven, Research Assistant at the current Victoria and Albert Museum Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition
How did this rebel overturn the silver-spoon world of Paris haute couture, ushering in the heady, revolutionary era of Cool Britannia? And why, at the height of acclaim and power, did he shockingly put an end to it all? Lee Alexander McQueen's story is told here in six chapters, each created chronologically around a pivotal moment in his life coinciding with the launch of a new McQueen collection at one of his revolutionary fashion shows. Archive footage is fused with insights from his family, close friends, collaborators and partners, ultimately celebrating this radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence.
Bina Daigeler joined us to give a special insight into the creative process of producing the costumes for Cate Blanchett in Manifesto, by Julian Rosefeldt.
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Vivien Leigh. Keith Lodwick, Curator of Theatre and Screen Arts, and in charge of the Vivien Leigh archive, talked about Vivien Leigh and the costumes that photographer, costume and set designer Cecil Beaton created for her.
Bart Cariss and Kinvara Balfour joined us to discuss the challenges during the production of Churchill in recreating a whole era including research into traditional English suits.