Monday, July 28, 2014
"saw this and thought of you." — gyzym

"saw this and thought of you." — gyzym

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The seven degrees of human happiness: First, to die fighting for liberty; second, love and friendship; third, art and science; fourth, smoking; fifth, drinking; sixth, eating; seventh, sleeping.

Mikhail Bakunin

I’ve never agreed with Bakunin more

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This Ends Now.

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This Ends Now.

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On Wonder Woman and Heeled Boots

dcwomenkickingass:

Yesterday Warner Bros. revealed the costume Gal Gadot will wear for her role in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.

The costume has her wearing boots. I don’t care for the inclusion of boots. Yes, she’s been drawn wearing heeled boots (including her first appearance)

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but she’s also been drawn wearing greek sandals

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and boots with no heel.

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So there is no continuity over the last 70 plus years although there certainly has been some rethinking of how female characters are presented in media during that time. 

A few years ago when they were making the disastrous NBC pilot they also had Wonder Woman wearing a heel. Here’s what I said then:

Wonder Woman is free of vanity. For her a costume should be utilitarian — to cover what needs be covered and to make her recognizable to scare off weak-willed adversaries and alert others to her involvement. 

Having heels on her boots adds nothing. A boot heel will not make her run faster or kick harder or assist her in doing her job or make her recognizable. The only thing a heel does is please the eye. And that is something Wonder Woman should not care about.

A few folks have stated the heel is required to give her the height to stand with her co-stars Affleck and Cavill. That also does not require a costume with a heel as we’ve seen from dozens of films starring actors who are shorter than their female co-stars.

This is not about hating high heeled boots; I love high heeled boots. It’s fine if Wonder Woman wore them in her “civilian” identity. Rather, this is about questioning a costuming choice which puts the emphasis on Hollywood’s requirements for a Woman rather than the Wonder of the character.

Snowpiercer costume design

I’m going to be publishing an interview with the costume designer of Snowpiercer next week!

As far as I know this is the only time she’s given an interview about the movie, so I’m pretty psyched to have spoken with her. :) Check back to HelloTailor over the next couple of days if you’re interested!

P.S. Here’s my original post about Snowpiercer. I published it a few weeks ago, but I know a lot more people have seen the movie since then. It contains spoilers, so I only recommend reading it if you’ve already seen the film.

Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Linda Evangelista (1987)

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Linda Evangelista (1987)