Author: Spencer Williams

  • Designing The Yule Ball: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

    Designing The Yule Ball: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

    In 2005, Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire (Directed by Mike Newell) introduced audiences to the on-screen interpretation of The Yule Ball. The Yule Ball was always held during the midst of the famous Triwizard Tournament, a magical contest held between the three largest wizarding schools of Europe: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, […]

  • 20 Costumes to Rule Them All: The Return of The King

    20 Costumes to Rule Them All: The Return of The King

    We have reached the conclusion of our journey! The fiery cliffs of Mount Doom are upon us, and the final piece in this costume series is here. Thank you all for reading parts one and two! If you missed them, you can catch up by following this link. Last week, we covered the second film […]

  • 20 Costumes to Rule Them All: The Two Towers

    20 Costumes to Rule Them All: The Two Towers

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to read part one of this exciting series! I received so many kind messages and comments about the first part, so thank you. As you can see, I am a huge nerd for The Lord of the Rings so this series really does mean a lot to […]

  • Wagon Wheel Watusi: Ten Years of Burlesque Costumes

    Wagon Wheel Watusi: Ten Years of Burlesque Costumes

    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 lounge […]

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

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

    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 films. […]

  • The Presidential Style of Selina Meyer – VEEP

    The Presidential Style of Selina Meyer – VEEP

    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 constant urge to phone-bank, arguing with loose acquaintances on Facebook, and of course- the CONSTANT urge to rewatch one […]

  • The Wonderful World of Mona May: An Interview

    The Wonderful World of Mona May: An Interview

    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, Enchanted, […]

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

    A World of Horror: An Interview with Eulyn Colette Hufkie

    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 a […]

  • Supreme Style: Remembering The Notorious RBG

    Supreme Style: Remembering The Notorious RBG

    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 to […]

  • The Emmys 2020 – Winners in OUTSTANDING COSTUMES

    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 […]