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When movie costumes become fashion trends

When movie costumes become fashion trends

Deborah Nadoolman Landis has worked as a costume designer on more than 20 films over the last 40 years. Along the way, she has created several looks that have crossed into popular culture and become fashion trends. Here are a few anecdotes, in her own words.

—Booth Moore


Back in the 1970s, there were T-shirt shops where you could have all different [images] pressed on. I thought it was funny to put "College" on the front of Bluto's sweat shirt. I had no idea that it would become so iconic, that I would be taking my son to college at the University of Miami years later, and they would be for sale in the shop. I love to laugh, which is why I...

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