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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... »

The Masked Singer Costume Designer Marina Toybina on Season 5’s Toughest Costumes

June 21, 2021 | By
<em>The Masked Singer</em> Costume Designer Marina Toybina on Season 5’s Toughest Costumes

Fox’s The Masked Singer has rapidly grown into a viral sensation. While the performances are what viewers generally tune in for, especially with the appeal of trying to guess who it actually is behind the mask, no one can deny that the costumes are the true stars of the hit reality-tv singing competition. This... »

Girls5eva Costume Designer Tina Nigro Mixes ’90s Girl Group Getups With Real Clothes

June 18, 2021 | By
<em>Girls5eva</em> Costume Designer Tina Nigro Mixes ’90s Girl Group Getups With Real Clothes

The Peacock series, Girls5eva, is named for the one-hit-wonder girl group from the ’90s. In the series, their members are made up of Grammy winners Sara Bareilles and Renée Elise Goldsberry, comedienne Paula Pell, and actress Busy Philipps. When an inopportune gig to back up a young rapper on The Jimmy Fallon Show gets the... »

Contender Profile: Pose Costume Designer Analucia McGorty on the Show’s Fabulous Looks

June 14, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: <em>Pose</em> Costume Designer Analucia McGorty on the Show’s Fabulous Looks

Spanning three decades from the 1970s through the 1990s, FX’s Pose follows a cast of colorful multi-cultural, multi-ethnic LGBTQ+ and gender-nonconforming characters in New York City. At the center of their world is the underground ball scene, emceed by patriarch Pray Tell, played by Billy Porter, where chosen House members strut outrageous outfits befit of a designated... »

Solos Costume Designer Shiona Turini on Dressing Actors for the Future, During a Pandemic

May 27, 2021 | By
<em>Solos</em> Costume Designer Shiona Turini on Dressing Actors for the Future, During a Pandemic

You only have to take one look at Shiona Turini’s website to marvel at the amazing career she’s had in fashion and style even before she was hired by Issa Rae to be the Costume Designer for her HBO show, Insecure.  Turini’s latest project is David (Hunters) Weil’s seven-episode series, Solos, on Amazon Prime... »

Contender Profile: Dickinson Costume Designer Jennifer Moeller Does A Deep Dive Into History 

May 17, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: <em>Dickinson</em> Costume Designer Jennifer Moeller Does A Deep Dive Into History 

The world of Dickinson on Apple TV+ takes place in the 1850s. If you Google what women wore in those days, you’d primarily see bell-shaped skirts and dresses, petticoats, and paisley patterned shawls. For men it was a tailored three-piece suit complete with a jacket, vest and trousers, a shirt and a necktie. The wardrobe... »

Below the Line’s 93rd Academy Awards Preview Part 1

April 19, 2021 | By
Below the Line’s 93rd Academy Awards Preview Part 1

The 93rd Academy Awards are now less than a week away, taking place on Sunday, April 25. Depending on when you’re reading this, your Oscar ballot may have already been turned in before the April 20 deadline. Or maybe you’re not an Academy member quite yet but, as a member of the film (or... »

Contender Profile: Mulan’s Oscar-Nominated Costume Designer Bina Daigeler

April 16, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Mulan’s Oscar-Nominated Costume Designer Bina Daigeler

The Costume Design race at the 93rd Academy Awards heated up in the last few days when the prescient Costume Designers Guild awarded top prizes to the craftspeople behind the garments in Mulan and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom — the now presumptive Oscar frontrunners. In Mulan, German Costume Designer Bina Daigeler teamed up with... »