From Shabby to Chic, the Evolution of Nurse Uniforms in ‘Call the Midwife’
Nurse Uniforms

Most medical dramas highlight the the egos, personalities, and life-saving talents of surgeons and doctors. But the BBC’s sleeper hit “Call the Midwife”–based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth–puts the focus squarely on a group of skilled nurses specializing in obstetrics. Set in London’s East End in the late ’50s, this series

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PBS Icons and the Outfits that Changed the World
PBS Icons

The fashion industry is notoriously novelty-hungry. It often raises up garments and trends that are more outlandish than innovative. And yet Anna Wintour has her iconic sheath dresses, Michael Kors never veers from jeans and black tees and Donna Karan is eternally swathed in floaty, drapey layers. The tastemakers themselves know the value of signature

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Missing Downton? Here’s the Ultimate Fashion Breakdown

Much has been written about the costumes of Masterpiece’s phenomenally popular Downton Abbey costumes, from their historical accuracy to their unfortunate stench. This surprisingly addictive period drama chronicles the lives of the well-to-do Crawley family and the servants who run their sprawling Yorkshire estate, following their stories from the sinking of the Titanic through World War

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Collars, Coats & Corduroy: Sherlock Fashion Explained
sherlock fashion

What we wear speaks volumes about who we are. Our dressing choices convey our inner lives to the outer world, hinting at our tastes, professions, and personalities. Television costume designers know this all too well, and the truly skilled ones use clothing, shoes, and accessories to express their characters’ psyches. The BBC’s massively popular series

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