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The Beauty And The Beast Of Costume Design

Photo 1: Disney’s 1991 animated version of Beauty and the Beast. Photo 2: Susan Egan as Belle (L) and Terrence Mann as Beast (R) in 1994 Beauty and the Beast on Broadway. Photo 3: Dan Stevens as Beast (left) and Emma Watson as Belle (right) in Disney’s 2017 Beauty and the Beast. Photo courtesy of […]

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From Animation to Live-Action: Behind The Costumes of The Mandalorian

The second season of The Mandalorian introduced characters that many Star Wars fans have come to know and love, Bo-Katan Kryze and Ahsoka Tano. Season 2 costume designer, Shawna Trpcic, is here to talk about this exciting project and the incredible task of bringing these two animated fan favorites into the live-action, Emmy Award-Winning world of The Mandalorian.

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Creating the Clone Club: Beth, M.K. AND Tony

“I remember thinking, [the clones] are so different, we probably could have gotten away with different actors who look similar.” He shook his head and added, “I couldn’t see, at all, the same person.” – David Frazee, New York Times “The Many Faces of Tatiana Maslany” by Lili Loofbourow One of Orphan Black’s strengths is Tatiana […]

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Creating the Clone Club: Rachel Duncan

Rachel Duncan grew up not only privileged, with wealth and position within Dyad. She was the only clone self-awareness of her origins and also had access to files of all other clones. Touted as the first child raised by Neolution, Rachel was raised in the Dyad Institute’s care after a “lab accident killed” her parents, […]

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Creating the Clone Club: Krystal Goderitch

Tatiana Maslany as Krystal Goderitch BBC America: Orphan Black Season Season 4 Episode 10. Photo: BBC America Like many Leda ladies, Krystal Goderich begins her journey to the truth by taking note of all the odd things in her life. She’s suspicious of the fact that she gets new boyfriends, a.k.a monitor, every two years. […]

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A Year In Review: The Art of Costume 2020

Sarah Paulson as Mildred Ratched – Ratched. Costume Design by Lou Eyrich and Rebecca Guzzi. Credit: COURTESY OF NETFLIX In the words of one of America’s great poets, Jake Tapper, 2020 was “a hot mess, inside a dumpster fire, inside a train wreck”. Okay well, he might have been describing one of this year’s presidential debates, […]

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20 Year Whobilation: The Costumes of Whoville

Photo via IMBD How the Grinch Stole Christmas It feels like only yesterday that Universal Pictures, Director Ron Howard and Costume Designer Rita Ryack grew our hearts two sizes with the movie release of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. It has been twenty years since the iconic Whoville was brought to life through our screens […]

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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, […]

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Recreating Royal Wedding Gowns: The Crown

Featured Image: Emma Corrin as Princess Diana. Netflix: The Crown, Season 4 Episode 3. Photo: Des Willie/Netflix The Royal family has always used fashion for power, control, entertainment, traditions, new trends, or just to enjoy the pleasure of having the nicest fabrics, trims, and accessories to adorn themselves as they please. Among these different uses […]

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Creating The Clone Club: Castor

“We wanted a weird bad guy,” says John Fawcett. “When I watch television, so often I feel like a lot of the casting feels generic. I’m looking for a mix of something compelling from a physical point of view, which makes you just want to look at them, and someone who brings an energy or interpretation to […]

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How Did Dolly Parton Save Christmas?

Images within this article are Courtesy of Netflix – Dolly Parton’s Christmas On The Square How Did Dolly Parton Save Christmas?  Was it due to her 1 million dollar donation towards Coronavirus Vaccine Research? No, but that certainly has helped with the advancements and the much needed hope during our global pandemic. Was it due […]

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