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Foundation Costume Designer Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh Takes on Sci-Fi

November 1, 2021 | By
<em>Foundation</em> Costume Designer Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh Takes on Sci-Fi

In Foundation, streaming on Apple TV+, humanity is a thing of the past, ushering in a band of the banished who  mount a colossal undertaking to save and rebuild civilization amid a falling Galactic Empire. Even if you’re not a sci-fi aficionado or galactic geek for that matter, you can’t help but be impressed... »

Craft Spotlight: The Eyes of Tammy Faye Costume Designer Mitchell Travers

September 16, 2021 | By
Craft Spotlight: <em>The Eyes of Tammy Faye</em> Costume Designer Mitchell Travers

Televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker were best known and remembered for a lot of things, particularly for the scandal they faced when it was discovered their PTL Club had been scamming constituents out of their money. Although that aspect of the Bakkers might stick in many people’s memory, others will remember Tammy Faye... »

The Forever Purge Costume Designer Leah Butler on the  Outfits for the Gruesome Tale

September 14, 2021 | By
<em>The Forever Purge</em> Costume Designer Leah Butler on the  Outfits for the Gruesome Tale

For The Purge film franchise, most of the pizzazz is in the makeup and special effects necessary to construct the gory, bloody scenes that characterize the movies. The latest installment, The Forever Purge, was no exception. As we wrote before the movie was released in July, the killing spree that is at the core... »

Showstoppers! Costume Exhibit in NYC Proves the Show Must Go On

August 24, 2021 | By
<em>Showstoppers!</em> Costume Exhibit in NYC Proves the Show Must Go On

There is an age-old saying in show business, where despite any unforeseen or unmitigated circumstances, “The show must go on.” However, nobody could ever have imagined that a pandemic would close the lights on Broadway, and shut down film and television production for an entire year, thwarting the indomitable creativity of the entertainment industry.... »

Emmy Watch: Bridgerton Costume Designers Ellen Mirojnick and John W. Glaser III

August 18, 2021 | By
Emmy Watch: <em>Bridgerton</em> Costume Designers Ellen Mirojnick and John W. Glaser III

It surprised absolutely no one that the Netflix sensation Bridgerton snagged 12 Emmy nominations, but if – in some alternate universe we don’t want to visit — it had received only one nomination, it would have been for Outstanding Period Costumes. Right? Right.  The show’s costumes popped visually on screen and complemented the personalities... »

Craft Spotlight: The Sumptuous Medieval — and Vegan — Costumes of The Green Knight

August 6, 2021 | By
Craft Spotlight: The Sumptuous Medieval — and Vegan — Costumes of <em>The Green Knight</em>

In David Lowery’s The Green Knight,  Dev Patel plays Arthurian knight Sir Gawain, who embarks on a foolhardy quest to prove his valor by facing off against the mysterious but dangerous titular character  after it lays down a Christmas Day challenge.   Obviously, his quest takes place during Medieval times, and it involves a... »

Emmy Watch: Mare of Easttown Costume Designer Meghan Kasperlik

August 3, 2021 | By
Emmy Watch: <em>Mare of Easttown</em> Costume Designer Meghan Kasperlik

One of the best-reviewed shows of the year, Mare of Easttown follows a blue-collar police detective from a Philadelphia suburb as she tries to solve a puzzling murder. Created and written by Brad Ingelsby, the limited series stars Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan, Julianne Nicholson as her friend Lori, Jean Smart as her mother... »

Times Square Costume Exhibit Showstoppers! Will Help the Industry

July 8, 2021 | By
Times Square Costume Exhibit <em>Showstoppers!</em> Will Help the Industry

Deadline is reporting exclusively about a new costume exhibit opening in New York’s Times Square, which will show off costumes from Broadway shows, TV series, and films, which will open for eight weeks on August 5. Presented by the Costume Industry Coalition, which was formed recently to help the beleaguered custome costume industry and how... »

Lovecraft Country Costume Designer Dayna Pink on Genre-Bending Designs

June 25, 2021 | By
<em>Lovecraft Country</em> Costume Designer Dayna Pink on Genre-Bending Designs

HBO‘s Lovecraft Country is an ambitious genre-bending godsend of a show that would end up being any creative’s dream to work on. With its exploration of different time periods, countries, and even dimensions, audiences didn’t know where the characters we’d come to know and love would adventure off to next. And, it’s this type of unpredictability that... »

Contender Profile: Costume Designer Laura Jean Shannon on The Boys‘ Super Outfits

June 22, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Costume Designer Laura Jean Shannon on <em>The Boys</em>‘ Super Outfits

“I think I’ve always been inspired to do what I do,” explains Laura Jean Shannon, who goes by “LJ” and is a Costume Designer who counts among her credits Requiem for a Dream, Iron Man, Black Lightning, Stargirl, Doom Patrol, and The Boys. “And then, when it appeared to me that what I do... »