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, nypost.com/2021/12/17/carnival-chic-how-nightmare-alley-got-its-stylish-look/.

Tauer, Kristen. “Costume Designer Luis Sequeira on Creating the Sartorial World of ‘Nightmare Alley’.” WWD, 17 Dec. 2021, wwd.com/eye/people/nightmare-alley-film-costume-designer-luis-sequeira-1235018362/.

Bell, Keaton. “Creating the Costumes for the Charlatans, Hustlers, and Con Artists of Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’.” Vogue, Vogue, 29 Nov. 2021, http://www.vogue.com/article/nightmare-alley-costumes.


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