Category Archives: costume design

VPOD: Vintage 1940s Wool Felt Hat


vintage 1940s wool felt hat

Moira McDonald, Seattle Times Movie Critic, recently interviewed Jenny Beavan, costume designer for The King’s Speech and nine-time Academy Award nominee. In the interview, Beavan shared many insights into the use of vintage clothing in films, but I was most struck by her comments about how hats extended the film’s limited budget. She said:

“We couldn’t afford huge amounts of different outfits, but changing the hat…

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Disney Alice in Wonderland Design Exhibition at FIDM


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You can see how Colleen Atwood, costume design for Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, brought her costume sketches to life at a free exhibition happening now at FIDM in Los Angeles.

Original costumes from the film are on display along with a variety of other Alice-inspired clothes and products designed by a host of celebrities and icons including Sue Wong and Avril Lavigne.

The fun is happening…

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