costume


costume
(or wardrobe) and costume design
  refers to the garments or clothing worn by actors/performers in a film; a costume (or wardrobe) designer researches, designs, and selects the costumes to be appropriate to the film's time period, the characters, their location, and their occupations, whereas the costumer (or stylist) is responsible for acquiring, selecting, manufacturing, and/or handling the clothing and accessories; a costume drama is a film set in a particular historical time period, often with elaborate costuming
  Example: Superman: The Movie (1978) (pictured); also films with important wardrobe elements include Cabaret (1972), 3 Women (1977), Ed Wood (1994), and Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

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  • costume — [ kɔstym ] n. m. • 1747; autre sens 1662; it. costume « coutume » 1 ♦ Vêtement habituel particulier à un pays, une époque, une condition. ⇒ accoutrement, vx équipage, habillement, habit, vêtement. Costumes nationaux. Costume régional porté à l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • costumé — costume [ kɔstym ] n. m. • 1747; autre sens 1662; it. costume « coutume » 1 ♦ Vêtement habituel particulier à un pays, une époque, une condition. ⇒ accoutrement, vx équipage, habillement, habit, vêtement. Costumes nationaux. Costume régional… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Costume — Cos tume (k?s t?m or k?s t?m ), n. [F. costume, It. costume custom, dress, fr. L. consuetumen (not found), for consuetudo custom. See {Custom}, and cf. {Consuetude}.] 1. Dress in general; esp., the distinctive style of dress of a people, class,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costumé — costumé, ée (ko stu mé, mée) part. passé. Costumé à la façon antique.    Bal costumé, bal où les danseurs, danseuses et assistants, ou la plupart, portent des travestissements qui reproduisent plus ou moins fidèlement des costumes de pays, de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • costume — s.m. [lat. volgare costumen ]. 1. a. [modo consueto di agire, di pensare, di comportarsi di una persona: non è mio c. mentire ; persona di strani c. ] ▶◀ abitudine, consuetudine, maniera, pratica, regola, stile. b. [atteggiamento etico: mal c. ;… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • costume — [käs′to͞om΄, käs′tyo͞om΄] n. [18th c. art term < Fr < It < L consuetudo,CUSTOM] 1. a) the style of dress, including accessories, typical of a certain country, period, profession, etc. b) a set of clothes in such a style, as worn in a… …   English World dictionary

  • costume — ► NOUN 1) a set of clothes in a style typical of a particular country or historical period. 2) a set of clothes worn by an actor or performer for a role. 3) Brit. dated a woman s matching jacket and skirt. ► VERB ▪ dress in a costume. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

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  • costume — [n] set of clothes apparel, attire, clothing, dress, duds*, ensemble, fashion, garb, getup*, guise, livery, mode, outfit, rig*, robes*, style, suit, uniform, wardrobe; concept 451 …   New thesaurus

  • Costume — Un costume traditionnel norvégien Le costume (ou la tenue) est un ensemble de vêtements et d accessoires assortis et fait pour être portés ensemble. Il peut être composé librement ou être imposé, comme dans le cas des vêtements professionnels. Le …   Wikipédia en Français

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