Academy Award-winning film for Best Costume Design, the Age of Innocence(1993) was based on the 1920 novel written by Pulitzer-prize winning novelist, Edith Wharton.Set in the 1870’s, both novel and film depict the inner struggles of an affluent New York lawyer, who must decide to follow the dictates of his heart or incur society’s disdain for any departure from convention.Directed by the same screenwriter, Martin Scorsese, Gangs of New York (2002) was inspired by the 1928 nonfiction book written by Herbert Asbury.

Set in the 1800’s, the film tells a sanguineous tale of a young man’s revenge against someone who murdered his father in a clash between Manhattan gangs.For fall/autumn 2010, co-designers Timo Weilandand Alan Eckstein bring the two stories together in a magnificent collection of double-breasted suits, tailored button downs, and cut trench coats.The Short

The Presentation

Photo & slideshow Copyright Timo Weiland.
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