In light of Ben Wheatley’s new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, Rosie Best returns to the novel and explores how writer and director manipulate one character’s… Read more “Du Maurier, Danvers and dress: clothes and characterisation in Rebecca”
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Gene Kelly’s on-screen costumes reveal a star preoccupied with his own masculinity
Eyebrows raise some important questions about femininity and feminism
A pre-theatre dinner is nothing exceptional, but what about combining the two?
An all-star cast is let down by direction and writing
The actress’s unique, unconventional style could be the key to her lasting appeal
What was it like to be in the room where it happened?
Chanel’s latest exploits address their own reliance on problematic models of femininity