Tag: jada

  • Behind NEON’s ‘Pleasure’ with Costume Designer Amanda Wing Yee Lee

    Behind NEON’s ‘Pleasure’ with Costume Designer Amanda Wing Yee Lee

    Pleasure follows Swedish 19-year-old Linnéa aka Bella Cherry (Sofia Kappel) as she moves to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of becoming the next big adult film star. She meets several people along her journey to stardom, including Joy (Zelda Morrison), her roommate/best friend at the model house, and her biggest challenge yet – Ava […]

  • The World of Costumes and Theater: An Interview with Emilio Sosa

    The World of Costumes and Theater: An Interview with Emilio Sosa

    As a thespian and lover of the performing arts, I am always on the lookout for new plays and musicals. Luckily, just this past holiday season, we were gifted with a brand new, special telecast of Annie, called Annie Live! This musical was absolutely incredible! The cast put on an amazing performance, the sets were […]

  • Costuming Meets Romance: An Interview with ‘Marry Me’ Costume Designer, Caroline Duncan

    Costuming Meets Romance: An Interview with ‘Marry Me’ Costume Designer, Caroline Duncan

    While watching one of the most dramatic seasons ever in The Bachelor history, I found myself needing to unwind and relax. That’s when all of a sudden…Marry Me appeared! Directed by Award-Winning Kat Coiro, it follows mega superstar Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) as she prepares for her wedding to fiancé and fellow musician Bastian (Maluma). […]

  • 2021 Emmys Roundtable – Outstanding Contemporary Costumes

    2021 Emmys Roundtable – Outstanding Contemporary Costumes

    Spencer: Hey Team! Thank you so much for being here. There is SO much excellent costume design in the Outstanding Contemporary Costumes category this year. I honestly have no idea which way the award will go; everyone here is so deserving! Before I start blabbing on, let’s go around and talk about your favorites and […]

  • WandaVision: Costumes and First Impressions

    WandaVision: Costumes and First Impressions

    August 23rd just passed, so you know what that means…it’s WandaVision time! Now brace yourself because this may come as a shock, but I must confess that I’ve never seen WandaVision. I know it’s a shame. Even my little 6-year-old cousin has watched it and talks about how great it is. So I decided to […]

  • A Style-ish Wedding: Contemporary Costumes of Black-ish

    A Style-ish Wedding: Contemporary Costumes of Black-ish

    If I had to sum up my entire childhood in two words, it would be Michelle Cole, the talented costume designer behind many of the shows that I watched and was inspired by growing up. She worked on some of my favorites, such as Martin, The Steve Harvey Show, and The Bernie Mac Show. She […]

  • Legally Blonde, Legally Fashionable: The Evolution of Elle Woods

    Legally Blonde, Legally Fashionable: The Evolution of Elle Woods

    It’s been 20 years since Elle Woods (played by Reese Witherspoon) graced the big screen. Even though I didn’t know what movies were when this came out, I’ll never forget how much I fell in love with Legally Blonde – especially after seeing it for the first time, many years later in my government class.   […]

  • It’s Cruella’s Costumes, Darling!

    It’s Cruella’s Costumes, Darling!

    Mariana: We are gathered here today to review Cruella’s costumes, darling! More specifically, the costumes of Disney’s most recent film: Cruella. Hello Jada, thank you for joining me in this great piece; I am so glad to review this film together!  Jada: Hi Mariana! We’re going to have so much fun! I’m excited to be […]

  • Costuming The Mother of The Blues: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

    Costuming The Mother of The Blues: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

    Yesterday we celebrated Mother Earth, but today we celebrate Gertrude ‘Ma’ Rainey, ‘Mother of the Blues,’ and Ann Roth, ‘Mother of Costume Design’ (in my opinion). These three powerful figures have brought so much to this world. Mother Earth has given us nature and a home to create, discover, love, and live our lives. Ma Rainey has given us confidence, […]

  • Halloween or Hollyween? How Pop Culture Changed the Holiday

    Halloween or Hollyween? How Pop Culture Changed the Holiday

    It’s that time of the year! Haunted houses, Pumpkin Spice lattes, trick-or-treating, and more. Even though it’s looking like the spooky holiday is going to be virtual this year, there is one thing that does not require quarantine — Halloween costumes! We don’t often think too deep about our costumes. We just put on our […]