Tag Archive: period costume

A Study in Sherlock

So far in Murdoch Mysteries, we have seen a pleasant picture of the loveable and law-abiding city of Toronto, a place where Detective Murdoch’s reputation for catching killers has led him to being… Continue reading

Already addicted to Murdoch Mysteries

I have fallen for this show in a big way. It has so much going for it – vintage clothing, the age of invention, mysterious crimes, and Mounties. The wardrobes remind us of… Continue reading

Murdoch Mysteries: Downton Abbey meets Midsomer Murders

On Monday evening the UK will be introduced to the new series of Murdoch Mysteries, a Canadian period crime drama. Set in Toronto at the turn of the century, our hero of the… Continue reading

Selfridges: Opening tonight

Tune in to ITV 1 at 9pm this evening for the first episode of Mr. Selfridge, the newest costume drama to hit our screens. Over the next couple of months, you may just find… Continue reading

Diamonds, dresses, and suits in The Great Gatsby trailer

A new trailer is out for Baz Lurhmann’s new film, The Great Gatsby, based on the great American novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This trailer is an audio-visual onslaught in a style typical… Continue reading

First look at the Downton Abbey Christmas special!

The trailer for the 2012 Downton Abbey christmas special has just been aired. It’s set in Scotland in the high summer, and it looks like there’s a lot of love in the air…… Continue reading

Downton chic in season three, episodes six and seven

Well, I’m not quite sure how to say this, but something really traumatic happens in the next season of Downton Abbey. Now I know that most of my readers are from North America, and… Continue reading