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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) - Elizabeth Debicki as Victoria Vinciguerra wearing a black and white halterneck dress with jewelled belt, accessorized with pearl cluster pendant earrings, beaded rings and a gold bracelet. Later in the film, she pairs the dress with a black and white belted cape, sunglasses and printed silk scarf.

The costumes were designed by Joanna Johnston.

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The elusive “Wishing” fabric 

Originally said to be made exclusively for the 1986 musical “Phantom of the Opera”. Woven in India and hand dyed/printed in England, this silk fabric comes from a small husband-and-wife shop outside London. They collect antique fabrics and trims as well as reproducing elaborate materials, and they’re a favourite among film and stage designers. No wonder this specific stripy/floral rococo fabric has appeared in many movies and TV series, as well as on stage.

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Lincoln (2012)

Costume design by Joanna Johnston