Shooting Style: Fashion on Screen Study Day at London College of Fashion

Saturday, October 19th 2013

Shooting Style: Fashion on Screen

A Costume Society Study Day in association with the London College of Fashion

Event Date: 19th October 2013 10am-4.30pm

Fashion and film have been closely related during the twentieth century and continue their affinity today. This relationship between fashion, costume design and the screen is the subject for the Costume Society’s annual London study day this year.

Venue: London College of Fashion, John Princes Street, London



10.30   Introduction and welcome      

10.40 – 11.25  Setting the Scene     Pamela Church Gibson

11.30 – 12.00  Swanson on Glamour    Matteo Augello   

12.05 – 12.50  How the West was worn - In Italy - the style of Spaghetti Westerns    Christopher Frayling  

12.50 – 1.50    LUNCH

1.55 – 2.40   Costumes that changed fashion: Hollywood’s influence on how we look  Stella Bruzzi

1.45 – 3.15  Cinderella the Courtesan: transposing costume from artworks into film  Catherine Hulme     

3.20 – 3.50  Nostalgia and Now –  Anachronism in film costume and its relationship with fashion NJ Stevenson

3.55 – 4.25  The Allure of Fashion Film: The Hottest New Accessory? Nathaniel Dafydd Beard

4.25 – 4.30  Summing up and thanks

Refreshments/ lunch - there are plenty of places for lunch/coffee in the nearby vicinity.

  • Cover Picturegoer Magazine 2nd September 1950, Patricia Dainton
  • Cover Photoplay Magazine April 1955, Barbara Ruck
  • Teenage Rebel Film Poster, Photoplay Magazine March 1957
  • Antony Curtis, The Seventh Hollywood Album 1954
  • The Seventh Hollywood Film Album 1954, Edited Ivy Crane Wilson