Author: Spencer Williams

  • Wagon Wheel Watusi: Ten Years of Burlesque Costumes

    Wagon Wheel Watusi: Ten Years of Burlesque Costumes

    Advertisements Ten years ago to this day, November 24th, 2010, one of our favorite musicals hit movie-theatres around the world, BURLESQUE! Burlesque is a story of a small-town girl named Ali (played by Christina Aguilera) who moves to Los Angeles to chase her dreams of being a performer. Her journey brings her to a burlesque […]

  • 20 Costumes to Rule Them All: The Fellowship of the Ring

    Advertisements Those that know me on a rather personal level, know that there are few things I love more in this life than Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings films. I mean really, please do try and point me toward a film trilogy that can even begin to rival The Lord of the Rings […]

  • The Presidential Style of Selina Meyer – VEEP

    Advertisements America, hopefully, I don’t have to remind you of the fact that we are in the midst of a very pivotal election. I am feeling all of the side-effects of election season, high blood pressure, the urge to phone-bank, arguing with loose acquaintances on Facebook, and of course- the CONSTANT need to rewatch one […]

  • The Wonderful World of Mona May: An Interview

    Advertisements Earlier this year, I had the great honor of interviewing a true costume design legend, Mona May. There is absolutely no way you aren’t familiar with at least one of Mona’s films. I am talking about Clueless, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, A Night at the Roxbury, The Wedding Singer, Never Been Kissed, […]

  • A World of Horror: An Interview with Eulyn Colette Hufkie

    Advertisements Earlier this month, I was given the opportunity to catch-up with one of my favorite costume designers, Eulyn Colette Hufkie. As a costume designer, one of Eulyn’s most recognized bodies of work was none other than, The Walking Dead (one of my favorite shows). Eulyn’s time on The Walking Dead catapulted her career, becoming […]

  • Supreme Style: Remembering The Notorious RBG

    Advertisements It is with deep sorrow that I must write, on Friday, September 18th, 2020, we lost Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Also known as The Notorious RBG. Justice Ginsburg was a real-life superhero. She was someone that I and countless others all over the globe looked up to. Long before she was nominated […]

  • The Emmys 2020 – Winners in OUTSTANDING COSTUMES

    Advertisements 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 […]

  • Costume Design at the Emmys – The Art of Costume Roundtable

    Advertisements 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. […]

  • Costumes Of The Masked Singer – An Interview With Marina Toybina

    Advertisements 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 […]

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

    Advertisements 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 […]

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