Author: Spencer Williams

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

    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 […]

  • The Grammys 2020 – Best Dressed

    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 […]

  • The Emmys 2019 – Best Dressed

    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 […]

  • The 13th “Art of Television Costume Design” Exhibition

    The 13th “Art of Television Costume Design” Exhibition

    (Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages) Hello friends! Emmys® season is here so you know what that means…We are heading back to The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising for the 13th Annual “Art of Television Costume Design” exhibition. This year the FIDM Museum is featuring 23 different shows with over 100 costumes present. Ten of this year’s Emmy® […]

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and the Costume Design of Arianne Phillips

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and the Costume Design of Arianne Phillips

    If at this point you have not seen Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, you are a making some questionable life decisions and I am seriously judging you right now. I walked out of this film feeling such an immense amount of happiness, and all I can really think about is […]

  • Gender Bending Fashion

    Gender Bending Fashion

    Every time I travel to another city, I make it a goal of mine to visit a local museum (or aquarium but that is a different article). This summer I had the absolute privilege of visiting the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA). Tb be quite honest, I was just there to see the ancient Egyptian […]

  • 2019 Emmy Nominations

    2019 Emmy Nominations

    It’s that time of the year again. Behold, the 2019 Emmy nominations! So many amazing shows were nominated this year. My favorite show, “Game of Thrones” was nominated for a total of 32 nominations, setting the record for the most Primetime Emmy nominations for a show in a single year. Julia Louis Dreyfus is back, […]

  • The 27th “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” Exhibition

    The 27th “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” Exhibition

    (Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages) Hello friends! I am so excited to share with you another museum exhibition where you can experience first-hand, the beauty of fashion and costume design. This time, we are heading back to The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising for the 27th Annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” exhibition. This […]

  • Diamond in a Rhinestone World: The Costumes of Dolly Parton

    Diamond in a Rhinestone World: The Costumes of Dolly Parton

    The Grammy Museum is “a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of the history and significance of music”. Last week, I was invited to the Downtown Los Angeles Grammy Museum for a super special, sneak peek of their fabulous new exhibition. When I heard about this new exhibition, I literally felt like it […]

  • New Beginnings – Site Launch

    New Beginnings – Site Launch

    I am very excited to be launching “The Art of Costume” official website. I’ll be honest, when I first launched this blog through Instagram, I had no idea where this journey would ultimately take me. I took a gamble. But within hours of launch, the blog had gained an impressive amount of followers that I […]