The Emmys 2020 – Winners in OUTSTANDING COSTUMES

Just like that, The 2020 Emmys have passed. This, of course, was an event like never before, and even still, what a great program! Between the live streaming of the Creative Arts Emmys and the live broadcast on Sunday, I really enjoyed it. I believe the Emmys production team deserves so much credit. Over the […]

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Costume Design at the Emmys – The Art of Costume Roundtable

Spencer: Hi everyone! Thank you for being here. Congratulations on joining The Art of Costume team!  With everything considered, It’s been an excellent year for costume design – specifically in the world of television. The Emmys are right around the corner and there are so many excellent designers nominated within the costume design categories. I […]

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Costumes Of The Masked Singer – An Interview With Marina Toybina

This year, the 2020 Super Bowl was followed by The Masked Singer.  As the show started, I thought to myself that I had to give it a try and find out what everyone was talking about – it was already on anyways. Little did I know, my girlfriend Kate, and I from that point on […]

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Costumes Of The Handmaid’s Tale – An Interview with Natalie Bronfman

At the height of Emmy Nominations excitement, I had the incredible privilege of meeting costume designer, Natalie Bronfman. Natalie Bronfman serves as costume designer for one of my favorite television shows, The Handmaid’s Tale. The Handmaid’s Tale is an amazing show. The story is riveting, powerful and keeps the world coming back for more every […]

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The 2020 Emmy Nominations – Outstanding Costumes

It’s hard to believe that we actually found some good news in the year 2020. Well, I am happy to report that the 2020 Emmy nominations for Outstanding Costumes have been released! There is just so much talent that was nominated this year! Check it out! Outstanding Period Costumes The Crown • Cri De Coeur […]

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Jacqueline Durran – Costume Design Oscar Winner

Congratulations to this years Oscar Winner in the Costume Design category for Little Women – Jacqueline Durran ! Jacqueline’s costume design work for Little Women was truly remarkable. Little Women is a perfect exhibition of period costume design. In true Durran style, the costumes felt obviously special to the characters of this film. Each character […]

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The Oscars 2020 – Best Dressed

Hello everyone and welcome to yet another Oscars edition of “A Haute Second with Spencer” ! Ah yes, I can’t believe we are here. Now for those of you who don’t know, the Oscars red carpet is THE red carpet. It’s Hollywood’s biggest night! As always, I have put together a list of my picks […]

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The 28th “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” Exhibition

(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages) Hello friends! Oscars® season is here so you know what that means…We are heading back to The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising for the 28th Annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” exhibition. This year the FIDM Museum is featuring 30 different films- including works by all five costume designers nominated for the Academy […]

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The Grammys 2020 – Best Dressed

Hello everyone! Welcome to yet another A Haute Second with Spencer – Grammys Edition! Wow, what a beautiful – emotional night Sunday was. I mean what is there to say… It’s been a emotional few days for America. Not only do we have to suffer through this incredibly divisive impeachment trail, but now the loss […]

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The Emmys 2019 – Best Dressed

Hello everyone! Welcome to my annual Emmys fashion edition! As I am sure you all know by now, The Emmys are my favorite award show. It really is one of my favorite nights of the year. Without a doubt, we are in the Golden Age of Television. Movie stars are becoming tv stars. Streaming has […]

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