MADE LIKE MAISEL: Admiring The Marvelous Costumes One Stitch at a Time

Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on their 20 Emmy nominations. Since the highly anticipated first episode of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in the Spring of 2017, the Amazon Prime Original series has continued to capture the viewers with the artistry of costume designer, Donna Zakowska’s late 1950s and early […]

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The Rise and Fall of Blodreina: Octavia’s Redemption as told through her Costumes

As we wait in high anticipation for  The 100’s series finale on Sept. 30, 2020, let’s take a look at the rise and fall of Blodreina and Octavia’s redemption through the 7 Seasons of the character’s costumes. The several costume designers who have worked on the series throughout the years, worked flawlessly to cohesively blend and build upon the previous designer’s work.  […]

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A Short History of Costume Design At the Emmy’s

While taking a look at the Costume Design & Supervision nominees for the Emmy Awards this year, I was stunned by how genuinely excellent costuming has been this past year. All twenty-two nominees across the four categories are incredible examples of how costume design is integral to creating the characters and worlds we love to […]

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Dressing Powerful Women: Cable Girls

Cable Girls is an original Netflix series, that tells the story of four women in Spain during the late 1920s until the late ’30s. These women start as employees of Spain’s first telephone company, and they all have one dream in common, show how capable and independent they can be. The late ’20s is still […]

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Costumes Of The Masked Singer – An Interview With Marina Toybina

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 on […]

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Dressed To Help Or Kill? – Mental Health Professionals Seen Through Costume

Costumes embody the psychological, social and emotional condition of the character at a particular moment in the script. It is impossible to design for the actor unless the designer knows who the character is. Yvonne Blake A costume designer has to fulfill many duties during the designing process of any production, but the most important […]

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

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 every […]

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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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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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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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