The Trials of Freelance Costuming

Costume is a difficult and tedious profession to navigate on its own but the fact that most of it involves working as a “career-freelancer” has a huge impact on professionals’ finances, spare time and family. The BBC’s Sherlock and Lady Chatterley‘s Lover¬†costume designer Sarah Arthur recently revealed the challenges she constantly faces. “You do lose … Read more

A Dangerous Liaison with Gwen Russell

Dangerous Liasons

Christine Yoo Millar meets the prolific costumier Gwen Russell in New York who is best-known for being part of the team that dressed Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Liaisons. ‚ÄúRussell and her partner Janette Haslam were in the Oscar-winning costume teams behind both Dangerous Liaisons and Kenneth Brannagh’s Henry V. Her other movies include Interview with … Read more