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'Man From U.N.C.L.E.' costume inspirations include Steve McQueen and Cruella de Vil

'Man From U.N.C.L.E.' costume inspirations include Steve McQueen and Cruella de Vil

Hitting theaters over the weekend, Guy Ritchie’s big-screen reboot of the ‘60s television series “The Man From UNCLE,” may just be the most stylish movie to hit the multiplex so far this year. We hopped on the phone Monday morning with the person most responsible for the film’s fashion -- Academy Award-nominated costume designer Joanna Johnston (for 2012’s “Lincoln”) -- who shared how Cruella de Vil, Steve McQueen and a turtleneck sweater from the original TV series helped her shape the movie’s distinctive and super-stylish costumes. What kind of specific direction did you get from director Guy Ritchie about the fashion element of the...

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