Star Wars Identities – Infrared & Color photos

Infrared and color photos of the costumes shown at the „Star Wars Identities“ exhibit, Cologne, Germany Let me start by explaining what an „infrared photo“ is, because many explanations – even those spread by the media – are wrong. An infrared photo – which, namely, is a photo which is taken using a camera which […]

Name of „Padmé Amidala“?

~Please also have a look at my Star Wars costume reproductions (which is basically what my website is all about – costumes.) ~ Padmé or Amidala or Padmé Amidala or Queen Amidala or…? Naming problems in Star Wars‘ Naboo world When going over my website’s statistics, I often find „weird“ search terms. Like, „Queen Padme“, […]


Costume in the movies I guess this is where a lot of people got into first contact with costumes: a movie. The costumes shown in such a movie might be more or less accurate… but basically, they are – for some people – the chance to fall in love with the period with which the […]


When I started studying Ramirez‘ (Sean Connery’s) wonderful outfit from „Highlander“, I soon found that there are surprisingly few pictures on the net of this really, really great suit and especially the beautiful Peacock cloak. Well, here’s my will to help people out of the dilemma where to get pictures of that outfit…

Asterix: Mission Cleopatra

While this movie’s costumes are probably not by far historically correct, I find them rather inspiring and am particularly in love with the beautiful black, pearl embroidered corset gown Monica Belluci is wearing as ‚Cleopatra‘ in that particular movie in the very last scene. As I’ve been planning to make that particular gown for myself […]

The Others

Costumes from ‚The Others‘ As one of them – the wine red one which is worn at both beginning and end of the movie – is now on my planning list, I thought it couldn’t hurt to show some of the costumes Nicole Kidman wore in some screen caps. Here’s the gallery: Wine red dress […]