Nightmare Alley with Luis Sequeira – The Art of Costume Blogcast

Nightmare Alley – S2 Episode 26

Who is ready to go to the carnival? 🎪 In this week’s special episode, our co-hosts are joined by Oscar-nominated costume designer Luis Sequeira to talk about the new Guillermo del Toro film, Nightmare Alley 🔥 Listen along as Luis talks with us about the challenging pre-production, creating the fabulous carnival costumes, the high-fashion New York scenes, and of course, working with Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett. Don’t miss it!⁠

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Show Notes: Nightmare Alley

Behind the Wardrobe:

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Costume Designer: Luis Sequeira

Notable Work: The Thing (2011), Mama (2013), Carrie (2013), The Strain (2014-17), The Shape Of Water (2017), The Christmas Chronicles (2018), It : Chapter Two (2019)

Want to know more? Check out our sources.

Laneri, Raquel. “Carnival Chic: How ‘Nightmare Alley’ Got Its Look.” New York Post, New York Post, 17 Dec. 2021,

Tauer, Kristen. “Costume Designer Luis Sequeira on Creating the Sartorial World of ‘Nightmare Alley’.” WWD, 17 Dec. 2021,

Bell, Keaton. “Creating the Costumes for the Charlatans, Hustlers, and Con Artists of Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’.” Vogue, Vogue, 29 Nov. 2021,

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