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Costume Designer Liz Vastola Drives Into the Colorful World of ‘Twisted Metal’ in Exclusive Interview

In an exclusive interview, Twisted Metal costume designer Liz Vastola takes us behind the scenes of the thrilling television adaptation of the iconic video game series, ‘Twisted Metal.’ With a keen eye for detail and a passion for storytelling through costume design, Vastola drives into the creative process that brought the post-apocalyptic world and its…

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75th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Nominations: Outstanding Costume Design 2023

This morning (July 12th, 2023), The Television Academy announced nominations for the 75th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Outstanding Costume Design. These nominations span five different categories representing costume designers in contemporary, period, and fantasy/sci-fi television costume design. The nominations include some major shows The Last of Us, Succession, and The White Lotus which…

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Road Trips, Vintage Pieces, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: Trayce Gigi Field Talks About The Costumes of ‘Poker Face’

I know I say this pretty often, but I have a new favorite show. I cannot get enough of Poker Face, streaming on Peacock. This murder mystery episodic masterpiece created by Rian Johnson starring Natasha Lyonne brings together ten unique films full of interesting characters, colorful sets, and brilliant costumes. Costume designer Trayce Gigi Field…

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Costuming ‘The Crown’ with Costume Designer, Amy Roberts: A Massive Undertaking of Preparation and Research

In the fifth season of The Crown, the Royal Family faces an unprecedented and formidable challenge that tests their position in 1990s Britain. Imelda Staunton portrays Queen Elizabeth II as she approaches the momentous 40th anniversary of her reign. Meanwhile, Dominic West takes on the role of Prince Charles, who grapples with mounting pressure to…

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Vintage Finds and Sustainable Style: Behind the Costume Design of Hulu’s ‘Up Here’ with Nicky Smith

Hulu’s latest musical romantic comedy, Up Here had everything from steampunk circuses, Gatsby-themed parties, matching couples pajamas, and a whole lot of nostalgia. I met with costume designer Nicky Smith to discuss her creative process and challenges behind crafting the stunning wardrobe for this eight-episode series set in the waning days of 1999 New York…

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Fashioning ‘Harlem’: Deirdra Govan’s Journey as a Costume Designer and Champion for Fair Compensation

With a keen eye for fashion and storytelling, Deirdra Elizabeth Govan has left an indelible mark on the hit Prime Video series “Harlem,” bringing the characters of Quinn, Camille, Tye, Angie, and more to life through her exceptional costume design. In a captivating interview with renowned Govan, we delve into her creative process and how…

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