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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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® […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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