Liberace was an incredible showman and his costumes, designed by Michael Travis were amazing. Take a peek ...
Boardwalk Empire is a glamorous show and costume designer John Dunn shows us how a designer might shop a show; if a local shop carries the period or look the designer is looking for ...
Mr. Porter and Director Matthew Vaughn created a bespoke collection from Arianne Phillips’ costume design for Kingsman: The Secret Service. Each piece is crafted in Britain by heritage manufacturers, from the tailoring, shoes, watches ties.
Now, your gentleman can look like a Kingsman ...
We spend the day at the incredible Hollywood Costume exhibition currently on display at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles! Adam Savage explores the gallery with his friend and exhibit curator Deborah Nadoolman Landis--the designer of Indiana Jones' iconic costume. They discuss the role of the costume design in cinematic storytelling and the wonderful stories behind some of the 150 costumes on display.
Costume designer Carol Ramsey chats with Gold Derby editor Zach Laws about her work on the gay rights limited series "When We Rise."
Kenya Ware, costume designer, and Karl Kani, fashion designer, talk about the wardrobe for the film ‘All Eyez On Me’ In this exclusive interview; they talk about what they wanted to accomplish with the outfits for Demetrius Shipp Jr., who plays Tupac, and what it was like working with the legendary rapper in the '90s.
Julie Wiess, Joanna Johnston weigh in on what they believe are the biggest misconceptions of being a costume designer.
Playbill takes a tour of the wardrobe department of Disney's "Mary Poppins", which operates on eight floors of Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Here, you'll find over a dozen stitchers, costumers, wardrobe supervisors, day workers and dressers tending to the hundreds of costumes in the big-cast musical. The science of keeping a company dressed in pristine condition throughout a run is a daunting task! Doing 12 loads of laundry a day — which includes sorting hundreds of garments, from socks to caps — while juggling last-minute repairs, cast changes and wardrobe malfunctions keep this costume shop busy.
Emilio Sosa knows his fabrics. He likes diving into research. He’s adept at collaborating with everyone from tailors and sewers to directors like George C. Wolfe and Phylicia Rashad. He’s got an incredible eye for design...and he stays cool under pressure. Join Emilio Sosa, who most recently worked with Center Theatre Group on August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, as he talks about what it takes to become a costume designer in theatre, how he got his start, and his first big break.
The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.