Author: Spencer Williams

  • Costuming Aliens: The Nightmare Continues

    Costuming Aliens: The Nightmare Continues

    Another year, another trip to our favorite Alien infested moon, LV-426. Last year in honor of Alien Day, I released an in-depth look into the costume design of Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking sci-fi horror, Alien. I had so much fun doing that piece that I decided I have to make this an annual series. With that […]

  • Alien – The Art of Costume Blogcast

    Alien – S2 Episode 38 Happy Alien Day nerds! In this week’s episode, we go behind the wardrobe of Ridley Scott’s 1979, Alien. Listen along as our cohosts discuss the origins of Alien, the costume design by John Mollo, the creation of the Xenomorph suit, the twisted art of H.R. Giger, space cats, and our […]

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home with Lexy SIlverstein – The Art of Costume Blogcast

    Spider-Man: No Way Home with Lexy SIlverstein – S2 Episode 37 I think we just got the Peter-Tingle! In this week’s episode, The Art of Costume Blogcast heads into the Spider-Verse to discuss the costumes of the record-breaking film, Spider-Man: No Way Home. With Doctor Strange opening up the multiverse, we have a whole horde […]

  • The Gilded Age- The Art of Costume Blogcast

    The Gilded Age – S2 Episode 36 Grab a cup of tea, your favorite ballroom attire, and ready your judgmental glances because it’s time to travel back to 1882! This week on The Art of Costume Blogcast, our cohosts break down the costumes from HBO’s The Gilded Age. Listen as Elizabeth and Spencer discuss the […]

  • The Batman – The Art of Costume Blogcast

    The Batman – S2 Episode 35 C’mon vengeance. Let’s get into some trouble! This week’s episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast is all about The Batman.  Listen along as Elizabeth and Spencer break down The Batman and its realistic costumes designed by Jacqueline Durran. Of course, our cohosts also need to spend some time […]

  • ‘Cruella’ Costume Designer Jenny Beavan wins Oscar for Best Costume Design

    Everyone here at The Art of Costume would like to wish a big congratulations to costume designer Jenny Beavan and team for winning this year’s Oscar for Best Costume Design. Jenny Beavan created the iconic costumes of Cruella that captivated the world in 2021. Photo Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Jenny Beavan’s work on Cruella brought […]

  • Creating the Costumes of Nightmare Alley: Clairvoyants, Carnivals, and Cate Blanchett

    As Moira Rose once told Alexis Rose, my favorite season…awards! I love it all, from the red carpet glam, voting campaigns, to celebrating with loved ones in the mutual love for the arts. At this moment, I am referring specifically to the 2022 Academy Awards. The Academy Awards allow us to reflect on our favorite […]

  • West Side Story – The Art of Costume Blogcast

    West Side Story – S2 Episode 34 Ponle fuego, ¡vamos! In honor of the upcoming Academy Awards, we are watching the 2021 rendition of West Side Story! In this week’s episode, our cohosts gush over the brilliant costuming of Paul Tazewell, a 2022 Academy Award nominee for Best Costume Design. Then, Elizabeth and Spencer dive […]

  • Thongs, Swimsuits, and Fanny Packs: Behind the Costumes of ‘Pam & Tommy’ with Costume Designer, Kameron Lennox

    Saying that I am in love with the new Hulu limited series, Pam & Tommy would be a understatement. I was hooked from the first episode. Lily James and Sebastian Stan absolutely killed it in their roles. But above all, I fell in love with the costumes of Pam & Tommy. Costume designer Kameron Lennox […]

  • The “Art of Costume Design in Film” Exhibition Returns to the FIDM Museum

    It’s been over two years since we last saw the iconic doors of the FIDM Museum open to the public. But with Oscars season upon us, the magic of costume design has returned to Downtown Los Angeles! I am pleased to report that the “Art of Costume Design in Film” exhibition presented by the FIDM […]

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