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Brooklyn Beckham is to marry Nicola Peltz, but what will Victoria wear? And who will design The Dress?

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If anyone knows how to put on a wedding for the history books, it’s David and Victoria Beckham. Cast your mind back to their 1999 nuptials and you might recall the grand Irish castle setting, the Vera Wang bridal gown, the his’n’hers purple reception looks, the diamond-studded tiara and the thrones – oh, those thrones. It was the stuff of a WAG royalty fantasy, setting a blingtastic bar which few have come close to since. 

It was a marriage of its time, and now that Brooklyn (who was a sweet four-month-old bouncing baby, decked out in cream tailoring to match his Dad, at David and Victoria’s ceremony) is engaged to American actress Nicola Peltz, thoughts are undoubtedly turning to how this opportunity to reimagine Brand Beckham for the 2020s might be harnessed. 

The clues that this will be no understated, private affair come via this weekend’s announcement; an artfully

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Why Costume Design For Teen TV Shows ‘Work Twice as Hard’ For Emmy Recognition

It may have more to do with who’s watching the shows, as opposed to what the characters are wearing.

Sex and the City,” “Big Little Lies,” “Russian Doll” and “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” “Gossip Girl,” “PEN15,” “grown-ish” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” What these shows all have in common? Talented casts, creative scripts and notable costume design. What they don’t? The former list all won Emmy Awards for their often fashion-focused (and sometimes period-influenced) costumes. But the similarly acclaimed high school or college (or Academy of Unseen Arts) based series have never even received a nomination.

“I think some of my better work actually has been on ‘grown-ish,'” says costume designer Michelle Cole. In 2018 and 2019, she received two — of her six — Emmy nominations

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