In film, on film, the film…
Fashion and cinema have forever had a helical relationship, which feeds the audiences voracious appetites. As a stand alone genre documentary fashion films have stood alone with The September Issue (2009), Dior and I (2014), The First Monday In May (2016) and McQueen (2018) whereby the audience is offered a glimpse into the world of high-end fashion and the creation of luxury fashion magazines.
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Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Sandwiched between two radical novels The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and On the Road (1957) that focus on challenging contemporary ideals. Rebel Without a Cause epitomized the adolescent angst through refuting the conservative social constructs of middle class America during the 50’s.
Costume designer Moss Mabry fashioned Jim Stark’s (James Dean) iconic look as a symbol of individuality which quickly spiked across America as teenagers were given a wire frame wardrobe by which to emulate their hero.
Tinsel Review aims to bring a dialogue to the worlds of fashion, film and television by looking at specific pieces shown within film and television. This blog hopes to convey a space for those interested in fashion and media with which to promote creativity as well as general interest whether looking at classic fashion in film, more contemporary fashion on television or high end looks showcased through science fiction and fashion films.