Designing Bond’s Look
Being one of the most recognized fictional names and a true ladies man; Bond, James Bond, of course there is a considerable amount of detail put into the wardrobe of the character. In celebration of 50-years since the creation the smooth talking 007, The Barbican has released a unique video and exhibition that explores various facets of the characters. Designing 007, the exhibit is described as a multi-sensory experience, immersing audiences in the creation and development of Bond style over its auspicious 50 year history. On display will be lavish screen finery by Hollywood costume designers including; Tom Ford, Prada, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Jenny Packham, Oscar de la Renta, and Donatella Versace amongst others. Beyond fashion, the exhibition will highlight set design and production, automobiles, gadgets, and everything Bond. For more info on the exhibit, check the Barbican website, and don’t forget to check the trailer for Skyfall, 007 is back in action.